About UslAdvertisinglMagazinelNewsletterlContact Usl Instagram

Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths and Fatalities

Line of Duty Death Reports

Maine Firefighters Honor Fallen Coworkers

Dozens of firefighters from across Maine gathered in Augusta Saturday to remember their fellow first responders who died in 2014.

Fort Worth Memorializes Fallen Firefighter

The number of firefighters' names now engraved in stone on the Fort Worth Police and Firefighter Memorial has reached forty.

Columbus Division of Fire Honors the Men and Women Who Have Answered their Last Alarm

On the first Sunday in October, hundreds of firefighters gather near the intersection of Marconi Avenue and Broad Street. United they sta...

Fallen Firefighters Honored During Memorial Service

An event to honor 216 Minnesota firefighters who died in the line of duty was held on Sunday.

Off-Gassing Contaminants from Firefighters' Personal Protective Equipment

Firefighter personal protective equipment (PPE) provides excellent protection from environmental hazards during firefighting, but the protective en...

SC Firefighter Dies After Collapsing at Accident Scene

Burton (SC) Firefighter/EMT and Marine Corp veteran Stuart Hardy died after collapsing at a vehicle accident scene on September 13.

LODD Identified in NY Ambulance Crash

As reported yesterday, a member of the Bergen (NY) Fire Department's Fire/EMS crew died when his ambulance crashed while responding. That member ha...

One Crew Member Dies in NY Ambulance Crash

A member of a Bergen (Genessee County, New York) Volunteer Fire Department ambulance crew died in the line of duty in a crash at about 0715 hours t...

Texas Paramedic Killed in Accident Involving Ambulance

Daniel Hampton, an emergency medical technician and firefighter from Burnet, was killed Friday night in a traffic collision involving his ambulance...

Police: Slow Traffic Angered Driver in Michigan Firefighter Death

Grant Taylor told police he struck a firefighter with his pickup truck after he became angry with firefighters slowing down traffic by collecting d...

Michigan Man Faces Murder Charge in Firefighter's Death

Ingham County Prosecutor Stuart Dunnings III has authorized a charge of open murder and three other charges against a Lansing man accused of delibe...

Michigan Firefighter Collecting Donations Dies After Hit-and-Run

A Lansing firefighter has died after being struck by a vehicle in what police are calling a deliberate hit-and-run crash on the city's south side.

Two Firefighters Die in Ecuador Fire

Two firefighters were killed and three others injured while putting out a blaze in the Puembro district of Quito, Ecuador.

Police and Firefighter Survivors Wait Years for Death Benefit

It's been almost five years since a brush fire pickup lunged forward and crushed volunteer firefighter Leonard Murray, killing him.

Mission Command, Fire Command, and Synchronization

Over the centuries, military fundamentals have been developed and embraced to ensure battlefield success. Many of these principles can be embraced ...

Minnesota Firefighters Foundation Searches for Families of Fallen

The Minnesota Fire Service Foundation is hoping for the public’s help to find families of 92 firefighters who have died in the line of duty

New York Firefighter Dies from Cardiac Arrest

A 40-year-old firefighter on Long Island passed away recently after suffering cardiac arrest.

Injured Wildland Firefighter is Improving

Daniel Lyon, the injured forest firefighter from Puyallup, was upgraded to serious condition but remained in intensive care Saturday night at the U...

911 Calls Released from Fatal Twisp (WA) Fire

Calls to 911 have been released from the day three firefighters lost their lives.

VIDEO: Winds Shifted Moments Before WA Wildfire FFs Killed

Dispatch records from the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office obtained by the Associated Press through a public records request detail the chaos of th...
Bill Carey      

January On-Duty Deaths in Detail

The good news is no one died inside a burning building. Bill Carey takes a closer look at recent firefighter fatalities.

Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths


Paid Firefighters: A Cost-Effective Choice

Edward Kelly and Joseph Fleming offer some responses for fire departments to arguments advanced by Professor Fred McChesney in a recent Washington Post opinion piece regarding fire activity and firefighters.

Firefighter Health & Safety Video

Top News

Simmons Donates 150 Mattresses to DeKalb County (GA) Fire Department

October 6, 2015 On Saturday, October 3, Atlanta-based Simmons Bedding Company, LLC (Simmons) announced its donation of 150 Beautyrest...

Buyers Guide

Featured Companies

More Buyer's Guide >