Firefighting

USFA’s Cochran cites women firefighters’ contributions

Issue 5 and Volume 163.

Joining with those heralding the contributions of women to our nation during Women’s History Month (March), U.S. Fire Administrator Kelvin Cochran asked his fellow fire service leaders to join him in “celebrating the contributions of all women, past and present, in the American Fire Service. “On behalf of the dedicated men and women of the U.S. Fire Administration, we are grateful for your dedication and commitment to our mission,” Cochran said. “We are proud and honored to witness the efforts of all firefighters in service today, protecting their communities.” Line-of-Duty Deaths   March 1. Firefighter/Inspector Brian P. Wynant Sr., 45, Wilmington (DE) Fire Department: struck by an Amtrak train while on foot; Delaware State Police are investigating. March 5. Chief Brian Rowe, 66, West Fork (ME) Volunteer Fire Department: heart attack. March 6. Firefighter Gerard Marcheterre, 50, Borodino Fire Department, Skaneateles, NY: apparent heart attack. March 10. Fire Police Captain…

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