BOWIE,TX(RNN Texoma) - Newschannel 6 has learned a firefighter with the Bowie Rural Fire Department, who collapsed while fighting a fire last week, has died.
Bowie Fire Department Chief Doug Paige confirmed Charles Edward Patterson, 60, passed away on Thursday.
Patterson collapsed on Friday, December 1, while fighting a fire near Bowie, according to fire officials.
He was rushed to Central Hospital of Bowie and later transferred to a hospital in Wise County. Patterson was listed in critical condition earlier this week.