31-year-old, Ryan Ferreira, who was a resident of Dartmouth, was pronounced dead on Monday after an off-duty medical emergency.

According to The Boston Globe, Ferreira had been a member of the Walpole Fire Department for the past six years and was the father of a 3-year-old girl.

Before his time with the Walpole Fire Department, Ferreira worked as a former firefighter in Dartmouth. His twin brother is a New Bedford firefighter and his father also worked for the New Bedford Fire Department.

With additional reporting by Sal Lopez

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