Local Soldier Dies While on Tour in Afghanistan

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Fairview firefighter and Army soldier Douglas Riney was killed in action Wednesday while on tour in Afghanistan. 

Details surrounding his death are still limited, but a family member tells WMBD the situation is still under investigation. 

Riney is originally from Fairview but was stationed Ft. Hood, TX. He comes from a family of soldiers. His grandpa and dad were both in the Army.

Riney was married with two young children.

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