Story Published: Apr 11, 2010 at 12:19 PM EDT

Story Updated: Apr 11, 2010 at 1:11 PM EDT

A member of the Sackets Harbor Fire Department has been killed in the line of duty, according to a press release from the Office of Fire & Emergency Management. A silo exploded in Sackets Harbor Sunday morning.

Crews on scene say the explosion happened a little before 10 a.m. Sunday.

Smithville and Sackets Harbor Fire Departments were called to the scene.

Town of Watertown ambulance took two people to Samaritan Medical Center.

No information has been released about the second person.

A news conference has been scheduled for this afternoon.

We'll bring you more information as soon as we get it.

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Comment by John M Martin on April 11, 2010 at 8:31pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and departments.
Comment by David Gosier on April 11, 2010 at 6:56pm
Such a nice guy and a recent elected asst. chief, and career ff with fort drum fd. RIP Garrett
Comment by Scott on April 11, 2010 at 2:58pm
R.I.P. my Brother

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