Line of Duty Deaths

Line of Duty Death Reports

Pennsylvania Firefighter Dies from Cardiac Arrest

A 26-year-old Pennsylvania firefighter died after suffering cardiac arrest, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.

Crash Kills Missouri Fire Chief Heading to Fire

A Missouri fire chief on his way to a fire call was killed in a crash Monday.

Funeral Details Announced for Fallen California Firefighting Pilot

Funeral details were released for a firefighter who was killed in air tanker crash near Yosemite in California on Oct...

Emotions Run Deep at National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

Relatives and friends of the 107 firefighters honored at this year’s Memorial Weekend were welcomed by the National F...

Family and Friends Honor Hartford Firefighter

Thousands of firefighters from around the state and around the country came to say goodbye to fallen Hartford firefig...

Fire Service Members from Around the Country Salute Fallen Hartford (CT) Firefighter

Hundreds of firefighters from around the nation attended the funeral services today for fallen Hartford (CT) firefigh...

Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend 2014: Saturday

See photos from the Saturday setup and rehearsal for the 2014 Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend in ...

September 11 Victim Compensation Fund has Registration Deadline

The September 11th Victim Compensation Fund has a registration deadline of Tuesday, October 14, 2014, ...

107 Fallen Firefighters to be Honored at National Memorial This Weekend

The lives of 98 firefighters who died in the line of duty during 2013 and nine firefighters who died in previous year...

Funeral Details Announced for Fallen Hartford (CT) Firefighter

The preliminary funeral arrangements for fallen Hartford (CT) Firefighter Kevin Bell have been announced.

Group Calling for New Investigation into Dallas Firefighter's Death

The Dallas Fire Fighters' Association is calling for a new investigation, because they believe at least one, or ...

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Pilot Killed in Air Tanker Crash Near Yosemite Identified

Cal Fire released the pilot's name who was killed in an air tanker crash in Yosemite National Park Tuesday.

Hartford Firefighter Killed in House Fire Identified

Flags across Connecticut are flying at half-staff in honor of the Hartford firefighter who was killed battling a...

Firefighter Killed and Three Hurt in Hartford (CT) House Fire

One firefighter was killed and three others were injured while fighting a house fire on Blue Hills Avenue Tuesday nig...

Forensic Report of Houston (TX) Fire Department LODD Released

The Harris County (TX) Institute of Forensic Science confirmed that Line of Duty (LODD) Houston Firefighter Daniel D....

From the Fire Engineering Vault: Boston Collapse Kills Five Firefighters

The city of Boston recently paid tribute to the five firefighters who were killed in a fire scene collapse in the Tru...

Arkansas Assistant Chief Collapses, Dies at Fire Scene

Dermott (AR) Fire Department Assistant Chief J.B. Hutton Jr. collapsed and died at a fire scene Wednesday.

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...

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Ebola Resources and Safety Training for Firefighters

October 21, 2014 Mary Jane Dittmar has an update on the Ebola crisis and how it is affecting firefighters and front-line responders.

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November 2013
Volume 166, Issue 11

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