• Rockport firefighter dies after battle with lung disease


    An active duty Rockport firefighter passed away after a battle with lung disease, according to Rockport Fire Chief James Doyle.

    Doyle said 38-year-old Lietuenant Kris Juncker Jr. passed away Sunday at a Boston hospital, leaving behind his wife Jessica and father Kris Juncker Sr.

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    Juncker was with the department for more than 20 years, joining the department at age 18.

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