Line of Duty Deaths

Line of Duty Death Reports

New York Firefighter Falls Ill and Dies After Fire Station Work

A 57-year-old firefighter passed away after working at a New York state fire station the other day.

Draft Report on Dallas Firefighter's Death More Critical Than Official Version

A news article says a draft report on the death of Dallas (TX) Firefighter Stanley Wilson was more critical than the ...

Campbellsville University Fined $4,000 for Safety Violation Related to Firefighter Death

Campbellsville University has agreed to pay $4,000 to settle a workplace-safety citation issued in connection with a ...

Daughter of FDNY Firefighter Killed on 9/11 Graduating from Fire Academy

New York Firefighter Dies of Medical Emergency

A volunteer firefighter with the St. James (NY) Fire District passed away last week after responding to a call.

New Jersey Firefighter Dies Following Response

A 38-year-old career firefighter with the Cinnaminson (NJ) Fire Department died after responding to a call last week.

In Case You Missed It: Major Fire Stories This Week

Among other stories, the city of Baltimore lost a veteran fire safety officer and five people were killed in a house ...

NIOSH Releases Report on Firefighter Deaths in West (TX) Fertilizer Plant Blast

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Firefighter Fatality and Investigation Program rece...

Baltimore Fire Safety Officer Found Dead at Fire Scene

A fire safety officer with the Baltimore City (MD) Fire Department was found dead near the scene of an earlier fire, ...

New Video Clips from Yarnell Hill Fire Released

New video clips have been released from the devastating 2013 Yarnell Hill (AZ) Fire that killed 19 wildland firefight...

Investigation of Dallas Firefighter Death has Stirred Old Tensions

Dallas firefighter Stanley Wilson died battling a fire more than a year and a half ago. But some of his former collea...

Longtime New York Firefighter Dies

An 84-year-old volunteer firefighter passed away last week after reporting to the firehouse for training.

Kentucky Firefighter Dies After Physical Agility Test

A 60-year-old Kentucky firefighter passed away last week after undergoing physical fitness testing.

South Carolina Firefighter Dies of Heart Attack

A young South Carolina firefighter-paramedic passed away over the weekend.

Western Kentucky Student Killed in Fire

A Western Kentucky University student has died in a house fire that left another man injured.

State Cites Eight Shortcomings with Houston Fire Department in Fatal Firefighter Fire

The state investigation cited eight shortcomings in how the Houston Fire Department fought the fire in a re...

In Case You Missed It: Major Fire Stories This Week

This past week marked the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy's path of destruction on the New Jersey coast and e...

Hartford Firefighter Jason Martinez Released From Hospital

Firefighter Jason Martinez, who was badly injured fighting a fire at 598 Blue Hills Ave. on Oct. 7 -- the same fire t...

New Orleans Firefighter Dies During Training

A veteran New Orleans (LA) firefighter died recently while training in New Mexico, according to a news report.

Breathing Apparatus Focus of Probe into Connecticut Firefighter Death

Investigators working to determine how Hartford firefighter Kevin Bell died in a house fire last month have turned so...

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Boston Globe Columnist Advocates for Action from Inspectional Services

November 17, 2014 Boston Globe columnists Thomas Farragher writes My Spotlight Team colleagues and I spent months investigating ov...

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