Volunteer firefighter dies after responding to call
HOMER - A volunteer firefighter in Homer died after crashing his truck while responding to a call.
Officials say, 46-year-old John Cummins was driving after responding to a report of a stranded driver - who crashed just before midnight on a Champaign County road.
Cummins died at Carle hospital early Wednesday morning.
According to the Champaign County Sheriff's Office, it was a medical condition, and not the crash, that took his life. A passenger in the car with Cummins told deputies the episode caused a crash that involved three other cars.