Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths and Fatalities

Line of Duty Death Reports

Claremore (OK) Firefighter Drowns During Flood Rescue

A Claremore firefighter's body was recovered early Sunday after he was swept away while performing a water rescue, re...

Mississippi Firefighter Dies of Cardiac Emergency

A 44-year-old Mississippi firefighter died earlier this month of a cardiac-related issue.

Two South Africa Firefighters Killed in Line of Duty

Two firefighters have died hours apart while battling a fire in a seven-story building situated on the corner of Smal...

Two Firefighters Killed in India Building Fire

Two firefighters were killed and two others, including the city's fire brigade chief, seriously injured after a five-...

FDIC International 2015: The Best of Workshops and Classrooms

For those who may not have been able to attend FDIC and take advantage of the knowledge, here are just a few of the m...

St. Anne Couple Markets New Firefighters' Aid

David and Tiffany Kruse, of St. Anne, are offering as they explain the evolution of an idea. It's a brainstorm that m...

Report: Firefighter Dies After Being Injured in 2-Alarm D.C. High-Rise Fire

Reports indicate a firefighter has died after being injured in a two-alarm high-rise apartment fire today in Washingt...

Firefighter Dies After Being Injured in Fatal Poughkeepsie (NY) Fire

A Poughkeepsie firefighter has died from cardiac-related issues he experienced while fighting a fire that killed one ...

Georgia Firefighter Suffers Cardiac Arrest, Dies

A Georgia firefighter has died after suffering cardiac arrest at an emergency call last month.

Pennsylvania Firefighter Dies of Apparent Heart Attack

A 46-year-old Pennsylvania firefighter has died after an apparent heart attack.

Tennessee Firefighter Dies After Being Struck by Tree

A 41-year-old Tennessee firefighter died from injuries he sustained after being struck by a tree at an emergency scene.

Missouri Firefighter Dies During Response

A 60-year-old Missouri firefighter died while responding to a mutual aid structure fire.

Madison County (TN) Firefighter Dies When Tree Branch Falls on Him

A Madison County Firefighter has died in the line of duty.

NIOSH Report on Toledo (OH) Firefighter LODDs

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention ...

Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance Hosting Weekend Retreat

Firefighter Behavioral Health Alliance was founded to always remember our brothers and sisters, in the fire and EMS s...

Kansas Firefighter Dies While Preparing to Respond to Call

A 68-year-old Kansas firefighter/training officer passed away while preparing to respond to a fire call yesterday.

Etowah County (AL) Rescuer Dies During Search for Missing Kayaker

One of the rescuers on that recovery mission on the Coosa River in Gadsden has died.

Thousands Gather for Funeral of Firefighter Steven Ackerman

Steven Ackerman died in a Brandon fire last Sunday night.

Nebraska Fire Captain Dies After Collapsing at Scene

A Nebraska firefighter died after collapsing at the scene of a vehicle fire last week.

Pennsylvania Fire Police Lieutenant Dies After Collapsing

A 71-year-old fire police lieutenant died after collapsing in Pennsylvania.

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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.

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