Line of Duty Deaths

Line of Duty Death Reports

ATF Interviews Firefighters About Fatal Georgia Fire

Two weeks after Macon-Bibb County fire Lt. Randy Parker perished in a house fire, the firefighters battling the fire ...

Houston Fire Department Honors Fallen Firefighter

Houston firefighters across the city Tuesday saluted a fellow firefighter who died two days after he collapsed while ...

Pennsylvania Firefighter Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

A 48-year-old Pennsylvania firefighter passed away after suffering a heart attack on the fireground last year.

Minnesota Firefighter Dies from Medical Issue

A firefighter in Minnesota died of a medical issue on Wednesday.

Veteran Houston Fire Captain Dies Two Days After Collapsing at Fire

A 37-year veteran of the Houston Fire Department died around 6 p.m. Saturday, two days after collapsing out...

Report Released on Death of Dallas Firefighter in Fall from Overpass

The Texas State Fire Marshal's office recently released a report on the death of Dallas (TX) Firefighter William Scot...

South Carolina Firefighter Struck, Killed at Accident Scene

A Sandy Springs (SC) firefighter was struck and killed while working at the scene of a separate motor vehicle acciden...

Student Dies in Ontario Firefighter Training Exercise

A 30-year-old student died during a firefighter training event Sunday in Hanover, Ontario.

West Virginia Firefighter Dies in Line of Duty

A flag flies at half-staff at the McMechen Volunteer Fire Department as fellow firefighters remember one of their own...

Medora (IL) Fire Chief Killed in Truck Accident

The fire chief of the rural Medora Fire Protection District in Macoupin County was killed when he was struck by a fir...

NIOSH Report Released on Missouri Firefighter's Death

New York Firefighter Dies from Injuries After Being Struck by Vehicle

A 74-year-old New York firefighter has died from injuries he sustained after being struck by a vehicle last month.

NIOSH Report on California Firefighter's Death During Physical Fitness Training

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently reviewed the 2012 of a California firefigh...

NIST Modeling Reveals Dynamics of San Francisco Fire That Killed Firefighters

A new computer-based fire-dynamics study by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ...

Iowa Firefighter Dies in Line of Duty After Building Fire

A Centerville firefighter has died after fighting a fire at a 300,000-square-foot building

Wisconsin Volunteer Firefighter Dies During Mutual Aid Response

A firefighter from the Rosendale Volunteer Fire Department in Wisconsin died January 21 after becoming unresponsive d...

Report Released on West Virginia LODD

NIOSH has issued a report on a fatal accident last year that killed a volunteer firefighter engaged in a rescue opera...

Kansas Firefighter Dies After Responding to Grass Fire

A 55-year-old Caney (KS) firefighter died Thursday after collapsing at the Caney Fire Station.

Use Open Sources of Intelligence as a Preplanning Aid

Gathering preplanning information is a challenge for departments with limited time and staffing, but applying the inf...

Toledo Honors Two Fallen Firefighters

The one-year anniversary of Toledo Fire Pvts. James "Jamie" Dickman and Stephen Machcinski's deaths was mar...

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USFA Report Examines Fire-Related Firefighter Injuries

February 26, 2015 The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) recently released a report, Fire-Related Firefighter Injuries Reported to the Nat...

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