Firefighter Thomas Albert Cannon went into cardiac arrest at the beginning of his shift while performing truck and equipment checks in the firehouse.
Captain Adams was injured in 2003 in an apparatus rollover.
Rostraver Twp. Captain died from a cause still to be reported.
Lawrence firefighter collapsed after physical assessment.
Firefighter Neubich was found unresponsive by his wife.
Trainee collapsed and was unable to be revived.
Rocky Mount firefighter was found unresponsive at home after two fire calls.
Nearly 12 years to the date of the Worchester (MA) warehouse fire, the department lost member Jon Davies in a collapse of a section of a residential “triple decker” approximately 20 minutes after arrival. Joseph Pronesi examines the incident.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention program recently released its report on the death of Cincinnati Fire Apparatus Operator Daryl Gordon, who died after falling down an unsecured elevator shaft during a 2015 incident.
As officers, one of the most potent lessons we can offer our firefighters is the review of line-of-duty death (LODD) reports and close calls. Joe Pronesti shares a PowerPoint you can use to review the deaths of two Bryan (TX) firefighters in a 2013 structure fire.