Line of Duty Deaths

Line of Duty Death Reports

Firefighting Pilot, Firefighter Die in Mississippi Helicopter Crash

A United States Forest Service pilot and firefighter died in a helicopter crash earlier this week in Mississippi.

Somerville (NJ) Firefighter Dies from Heart Attack

Barry Van Horn became the second borough firefighter to die this month when he suffered a heart attack after a servic...

New Jersey Firefighter Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

A 63-year-old New Jersey firefighter has passed away after suffering a heart attack.

Elevator Where Cincinnati Firefighter Died Cited Many Times

City inspectors have repeatedly cited the elevator in the Madisonville apartment building where a Cincinnati firefigh...

Memorial Honors Firefighters Killed in West (TX) Explosion

First responders who died in the deadly fertilizer explosion in West were honored at the Texas State Capitol.

Chicago Firefighter Badge Added to Wall of Fallen Heroes

A Chicago firefighter who was killed in the line of duty has had his badge added to the Wall of Fallen Heroes at the ...

Boston Firefighters' Legacy Continues Year After Fire

The Boston Globe reports  Kristen Walsh still wears her husband's sweat shirts and his New England Patriots...

Cause of Fire that Killed Philadelphia Firefighter "Undetermined"

Fire officials say they have not been able to determine the cause of a December fire that killed a Philadelphia firef...

Mississippi Firefighter Dies After Heart Attack

A Mississippi firefighter has died after suffering a heart attack after a fire call.

Federal Report: Fallen Connecticut Firefighter's Breathing Device Failed Inspection

Kentucky Firefighter Dies After Falling Ill

A 54-year-old Kentucky fire chief passed away after falling ill while en route to an emergency call.

California Firefighter Dies at Base

Jerold "Jerry" Bonner, 72, a CAL FIRE pilot, died last week, according to a report.

Injured Pennsylvania Firefighter Dies from Injures

An 18-year-old firefighter injured while battling a fire last week in Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, has died, acco...

Survivors of Fallen New Jersey Firefighter Denied Benefits for Years

The widow and children of fallen Flanders (NJ) Assistant Chief Tom Shields have been denied survivors benefits for mo...

Pilot Identified in Fatal Helicopter Crash Near St. Louis Hospital

The pilot of a medical helicopter died late Friday in a crash at Saint Louis University Hospital. The pilot was the o...

Arizona to Honor All Fallen Firefighters and Medics

The wildfire that killed 19 members of an elite Arizona firefighting squad in 2013 was a grim reminder of the sacrifi...

"To the Roof"

"Green is in," says Traditions Training, LLC's Douglas J. Mitchell Jr., and firefighters must be aware.

Report: Chaos in Dallas Firefighter's Fatal Fall

A Dallas firefighter's 2014 death while responding to a traffic accident on an icy overpass in Mountain Cre...

Hartford Firefighter Killed in Fire Died from Asphyxia

The cause of death for a Hartford firefighter killed in the line of duty last year has been released

ATF Interviews Firefighters About Fatal Georgia Fire

Two weeks after Macon-Bibb County fire Lt. Randy Parker perished in a house fire, the firefighters battling the fire ...

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FASNY Creates Firefighter Health and Wellness Resource

March 31, 2015 The Firemen's Association of the State of New York (FASNY) believes "A Healthy Firefighter Is Everyone's Fi...

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