Swanton firefighter battling cancer dies

Swanton, OHIO (WTVG) - We have an update to a story we've been following out of Swanton.

Patty Brown, a firefighter with the Swanton Fire Department who was battling cancer, has died.

Brown was a firefighter and paramedic for 36 years. She has served on multiple departments throughout Fulton County.

Brown was battling cancer and news of her fight spread quickly through social media.Last week we covered a fundraiser, where firefighters from around the country came together to raise money for Brown's medical expenses.

The Swanton Fire Department posted news of Brown's passing on Facebook, while thanking everyone who showed support for PB and the fire department as they fought to help one of their own.

Final plans for brown's funeral services are pending.

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