Firefighting

News in Brief

Issue 8 and Volume 153.

Scholarships awarded to survivors of fallen firefighters The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation has awarded scholarships to eight survivors of fallen firefighters for the 2000-2001 academic year, according to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. The scholarships will assist two spouses and six children of fallen fire heroes. The 2000-2001 recipients are the following: Travis Bennett of Carriere, Mississippi. His mother, a Carriere firefighter, died in the line of duty in 1998. Nancy Casiano of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her husband, a Philadelphia firefighter, died in the line of duty in 1999. Amber Drews of Fort Myers, Florida. Her father, a San Carlos Park firefighter, died in the line of duty in 1990. Helen King of Alamo, Tennessee. Her husband, a Maury City firefighter, died in the line of duty in 1998. Kristin Mumford of West Haverstraw, New York. Her father, a Garnersville firefighter, died in the line of duty in 1998. Elsa Schmidt…

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