Firefighter who suffered heart attack out of hospital

The Knoxville firefighter who suffered a heart attack while battling a fire on New Year's Eve is expected to get out of the hospital Friday afternoon.

Captain Mark Lacey has been hospitalized since then, at first in critical condition. Doctors said they were optimistic Lacey will suffer no long term neurological damage

The family and department has been grateful to the community for its support and prayers.

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