Line of Duty Deaths

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Tragedy of 1964 Trumbull Street Fire Still Resonates

Survivors recall toy factory fire that killed five Boston firefighters and a civilian

Home Fire Threats and Reality Gap Drive Nationwide Fire Safety Program

Across the world, an average of six people die each year from shark attacks.1 The number of people who died last...

Dallas Deputy Fire Chief at Fatal Fire Temporarily Been Reassigned

The deputy chief who was in charge of a large fire where a veteran Dallas firefighter died has been temporarily reass...

107 Fallen Firefighters to be Honored at National Memorial

Son of Firefighter Killed on 9/11 Makes SNL Debut

Thirteen years after he was killed on 9/11, firefighter Scott Davidson's sense of humor lives on in his son Pete, who...

Retired Firefighters Die of 9/11-Related Illnesses in One Day

The FDNY on Wednesday was mourning the death of three retired firefighters who all died in one day earlier this week ...

Houston City Council Hears Fatal Mayday Call

In the months since that deadly day, the Houston Fire Department has produced its own report into the fire at the Sou...

New York Firefighter Found Dead Following Call

A Long Island firefighter was found dead after responding to a call the night before.

Dallas Fire Chief Address Report in Firefighter Death

Sixteen months after Dallas firefighter Stan Wilson died when a burning building collapsed on him, the Dallas Fire an...

You Really Want To be In Command? SERIOUSLY!?

When things go wrong on the fire or fire training ground, it can be life altering, writes Billy Goldfeder.

Report: Dallas Firefighter Death Due to Commanders Decisions and Communication Problems

State and local investigative reports obtained Thursday show that commanders’ decisions were largely to blame for the...

Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen North Carolina Firefighter

Funeral arrangements have been set for a North Carolina firefighter who was killed in an fire apparatus accident this...

One North Carolina Firefighter Killed and Another Injured After Fire Apparatus Overturns

A firefighter was killed and another was injured Tuesday afternoon after the fire truck they were in overturned in Fr...

IAFF to Honor Fallen Firefighters

This year, the IAFF will share 168 compelling stories of professional fire fighters and paramedics who paid the ultim...

Not So Amusing: Amusement Park Fires

2014 marks the 30th anniversary of the deadly Haunted Castle fire at the Great Adventure amusement park in Jackson, N...

Fallen AK Firefighter Honored During 9/11 Ceremony

Senior Captain Jeff Bayless collapsed following a training exercise at the Anchorage Fire Training Center in March.

Thousands Honor Fallen 9/11 Firefighters At Red Rocks

Family members of a fallen FDNY firefighter killed on Sept. 11, 2001 led the charge at Red Rocks Amphitheatre as thou...

Fire Caucus Leadership Presents Flags to National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Leaders of the Congressional Fire Services Caucus presented 107 American flags to the National Fallen Firefighters Fo...

Fallen 9/11 Firefighter's Sons Follow in His Footsteps

As New York City prepares for 9/11 remembrances Thursday, one firehouse in Queens takes particular note.

Names of 168 Fallen Firefighters Etched into Wall of Honor

Each name tells a story. This year, the IAFF will share 168 compelling stories of professional fire fighters and para...

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Rhode Island Hospital's Program for Firefighter Checkups is Illegal

October 1, 2014 The town cannot follow through on a new program that would require all firefighters to receive an annual medical eval...

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November 2013
Volume 166, Issue 11

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