Line of Duty Deaths

Line of Duty Death Reports

North Carolina Fire Chief Found Dead After Calls

A 61-year-old North Carolina fire chief died recently following emergency responses.

Sixth Hartford (CT) Firefighter Placed On Leave Since Last November

Deputy Chief James McGloughlin has become the sixth Hartford firefighter placed on paid administrative leave since No...

Lieutenant Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation Asks for Support

The Lieutenant Joseph P. DiBernardo Memorial Foundation was founded in 2012 as a not for profit 501.C.3 cha...

Memorial Dedicated to IN Firefighters Killed in 1982 Apparatus Crash

More than 100 people gathered for Sunday’s dedication ceremony of the black stone monument near the crash scene a few...

Processional Route and Information for Philadelphia Firefighter Funeral

NIOSH Report Released on 2013 Death of Dallas (TX) Firefighter

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released a report on the 2013 line-of-duty...

Funeral Service Set for Fallen Philadelphia Firefighter

A funeral service for fallen firefighter Joyce Craig-Lewis is set for Saturday.

Are You an Asset or a Liability?

Downplaying the importance of your health or merely assuming that you are fit to do the work amounts to a display of ...

NIST: Firefighters Portable Radios May Fail at Elevated Temperatures

New test results from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) confirm that portable radios used by ...

Volunteer Tennessee Firefighter Killed in Accident

Philadelphia Firefighter Dies in the Line of Duty

A 36-year-old firefighter was killed in the line of duty today in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Fire Official: Hartford Fire Chief Halted Probe of Firefighter's Death

The fire department veteran appointed by fire Chief Carlos Huertas to lead an inquiry into the Oct. 7 death of firefi...

Concerns Raised Days Before Connecticut Firefighter Death

Two months after a Hartford firefighter was killed while battling a fire, newly released documents reveal that severa...

Worcester (MA) Marks 15th Anniversary of Fatal Fire

A somber anniversary was being marked in Worcester on Wednesday as the city remembered the six firefighters who died ...

South Carolina Firefighter Dies from Undetermined Injury

A 50-year-old Myrtle Beach (SC) firefighter was pronounced dead after being found unresponsive by other members.

NIST Video Examines Fire Dynamics in Chicago Line-of-Duty Death

A video from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) examines the fire dynamics involved in a fire ...

NFFF Issues New Report to Address Suicide Among Firefighters

Did you know a fire department is three times more likely in any given year to experience a suicide among its members...

WPI Created Center for First Responder Technology to Honor Fallen Worcester Firefighters

Fifteen years ago, on Dec. 3, 2009, the tragic Worcester Cold Storage warehouse fire devastated this New England city...

Ohio Firefighter Dies After Falling Ill at Fire Scene

A 71-year-old volunteer firefighter-EMT passed away last week after falling ill at a fire scene.

Mother of Fallen Boston Firefighter on Mission to Reduce Cancer

Grieving mother of deceased firefighter Michael Kennedy, who perished in a Back Bay inferno earlier this year, urged ...

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Sixth Hartford (CT) Firefighter Placed On Leave Since Last November

December 17, 2014 Deputy Chief James McGloughlin has become the sixth Hartford firefighter placed on paid administrative leave since No...

Fire Engineering

November 2013
Volume 166, Issue 11
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