Rockport firefighter dies after battle with lung disease

Rockport firefighter dies after battle with lung disease

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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.

Rockport Fire Department regrets to inform that Lieutenant Kris Juncker Jr passed on this morning. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and his extended fire family

Posted by Rockport, MA Fire Department on Sunday, February 10, 2019
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Juncker was with the department for more than 20 years, joining the department at age 18.