An off-duty Portland firefighter who died Monday during a scuba diving accident in Casco Bay is being mourned by the Portland Fire Department and city officials, according to WMTW.

The Portland television news station reported that the body of Capt. Michael Kucsma, 43, of Buxton was recovered from the water in the area of Portland Yacht Services Monday afternoon. The news station also reported that Kucsma joined the department in 1993 as a firefighter and was promoted to the rank of captain in 2006. He was assigned to Engine 6 at Bramhall Station on Congress Street.

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