Line of Duty Deaths

Line of Duty Death Reports

Owner of Boston Building Sues Welding Company in Fatal Fire

The owner of the building where a nine-alarm fire killed two Boston firefighters last month is suing the welding comp...

Texas Fire Chief Dies During House Fire Operations

A volunteer fire chief collapsed and died at the scene of a house fire last night in in Brazoria County, Texas.

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NIOSH Releases Online Firefighter Fatality Map

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released an online map tracking firefighter fat...

Boston Firefighters Running For Fallen Colleagues and Bombing Victims

There are overpowering narratives all over Boston these days, a year after a hateful act of homemade terrorism shatte...

NYPD Revised Fire Response Protocol Now Bans Elevator Use

A week after cops were told to use caution when taking an elevator while responding to building fires, the NYPD has r...

Watch West (TX) Documentary and Anniversary Memorial Online

On April 17, 2013, the difference between life and death was just 13 minutes. That's the interval between the time fi...
Chemical Safety Board

Chemical Safety Board to Hold Public Meeting in West (TX)

The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on April 22, 2014, starting at...

Teen Charged With Murder in Fatal Coney Island Fire

The teenage boy accused of setting the fire that killed a police officer in a Coney Island public housing high-rise h...

IRS to Promote September 11 Victim Tax Break

The IRS will publicize little-known tax breaks for 9/11 victims and their families after an ailing recovery worker al...

FDIC 2014 Opening Ceremony: Bobby Halton on Selfless Service and Loyalty

"Loyalty and service are not things of the past for the fire service!" Bobby Halton, Fire Engineering edito...

Federal Agency May Investigate Fatal Boston Fire

A spokeswoman for the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health said the agency is "currently review...

NFFF Receives 4 Star Rating from Charity Navigator for Second Consecutive Year

For the public and firefighters it's important to know their generous donations to fire service charities are having ...

Ventilation Flow Paths and Fire Growth: A Review of Recent LODDs

Logan County WV Fire Chief Dies from Apparent Heart Attack

A Logan County community is mourning the death of longtime volunteer fire chief George Underwood, who died Thursday o...

Fallen Boston Firefighter Michael Kennedy Laid to Rest

Fallen Boston (MA) Firefighter Michael Kennedy was laid to rest today in West Roxbury.

Boston Firefighters Recover Fallen Colleague's Wedding Ring from Deadly Fire Scene

Boston firefighters dug through the rubble of a fire that killed two of their colleagues last week to find one of the...

Thousands Attend Funeral for Fallen Boston Firefighter

Firefighters from around the nation flocked to Watertown, Massachusetts, for the funeral service for fallen Boston fi...

Scientists Examine Fatal Boston Fire

By analyzing the home video and accounts from firefighters who battled a deadly Beacon Street blaze on March 26, scie...

Fallen Boston Firefighter Planned to Run Marathon

One of two Boston firefighters killed in a nine-alarm fire was planning to run the Boston Marathon next month with a ...

Cause of Fatal Boston Fire Could Take Months

Investigators do not know what caused Wednesday's nine-alarm deadly fire in the city's Back Bay neighborhood. On Satu...

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Health Hazard Evaluation Report Demonstrates Importance of Wearing PPE During Training Exercises

April 22, 2014 A program from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) allows private sector employees and e...

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November 2013
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