Line of Duty Deaths

Line of Duty Death Reports

Wisconsin Volunteer Firefighter Dies During Mutual Aid Response

A firefighter from the Rosendale Volunteer Fire Department in Wisconsin died January 21 after becoming unresponsive d...

Report Released on West Virginia LODD

NIOSH has issued a report on a fatal accident last year that killed a volunteer firefighter engaged in a rescue opera...

Kansas Firefighter Dies After Responding to Grass Fire

A 55-year-old Caney (KS) firefighter died Thursday after collapsing at the Caney Fire Station.

Use Open Sources of Intelligence as a Preplanning Aid

Gathering preplanning information is a challenge for departments with limited time and staffing, but applying the inf...

Toledo Honors Two Fallen Firefighters

The one-year anniversary of Toledo Fire Pvts. James "Jamie" Dickman and Stephen Machcinski's deaths was mar...

FDNY Families Remember Black Sunday

Ten years have passed since three New York city firefighters died on what is now known as Black Sunday.

NFFF Welcomes New Board of Directors and Advisory Committee Members

Mary Bynum, Assistant Vice President in P & C Underwriting at State Farm Insurance Companies, has been appointed ...

Kansas Firefighter Dies After Air Management Training

A 49-year-old Kansas firefighter died yesterday after participating in air management training.

Alexandria (VA) Fire Department Shares Report on Medic's LODD

The Alexandria (VA) Fire Department recently released its internal report on the line-of-duty death of Medic II Joshu...

Family Offering Reward in Kentucky Firefighter's Death

There is a new reward in the death of a McCreary County Firefighter.

120 Animals Killed in Los Angeles Pet Store Fire

More than 100 animals, mostly fish, were killed after a fire broke out at pet store in the Koreatown neighborhood of ...

Boston Fire Department Adds 53 while Remembering Back Bay Fallen

The 53 men who joined the Boston Fire Department Friday were the first class of recruits under Commissioner Joseph Fi...

Fallen Houston Firefighter's Mother to Attend State of the Union

Mary Sullivan will attend President Obama's State of the Union address Tuesday as the guest of Texas congressman Pete...

Des Plaines Woman Dies in Fire Started by Smoking Materials

A 54-year-old woman was found dead Thursday morning inside a smoke-filled house in Des Plaines

Experts: Stress has Heavy Impact on Firefighters

Experts said firefighters often pay a mental and emotional price. Post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, substan...

California Firefighter Dies After Response

A 58-year-old fire captain from California died Saturday after an emergency response.

Federal Experts to Test Equipment of Fallen Philadelphia Firefighter

The Philadelphia Fire Department is bringing in federal experts for its probe into the death of one its own last month.

Report: Embattled Dallas (TX) Chief Retires

News reports indicated a Dallas (TX) Fire Rescue deputy chief who faced criticism for his decisions in the death of S...

Missouri Battalion Chief Dies After Response

A Missouri firefighter died yesterday after responding to an incident.

Firefighter Foundation to Aid Families of Slain NYC Police

A foundation created to honor a firefighter killed on Sept. 11 has raised enough money to pay off the mortgages and m...

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Edison (NJ) DPW Explosion Destroys Facility, Equipment and Highlights a Long-Standing Challenge

January 30, 2015 Mary Jane Dittmar has news on a recent four-alarm fire that destroyed the Edison (NJ) Department of Public Works faci...

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