Huntley (IL) Fire District Deputy Fire Chief Albert W. Schlick Ill, a Fire Engineering contributor, succumbed to a duty-related illness.
Fire department photographer and historian Rodger J. Birchfield, a familiar face at FDIC International, has passed on. He was only 10 days away from retirement.
And Duerod had range in life — most notably, transitioning after college and professional basketball, to a second, nearly three-decade-long career as a firefighter in the city of Detroit.
As the fire engine adorned with mourning bunting passed by, Central Square firefighters offered a final salute for one of their own.
When the siren rang in the middle of the night at Laurel Volunteer Fire Department’s former location on Montgomery Avenue, Joe Robison could be counted on to come running in the yellow sweatshirt he always wore and his pajama bottoms, his fellow volunteers remembered.
Frank L. Fire Sr., a longtime adviser to Fire Engineering and FDIC instructor, passed away on May 30, 2020, after a brief illness.
Joseph Rizzo, former commissioner of the Philadelphia (PA) Fire Department, has passed away at the age of 95.
National Fire Heritage Center, Hall of Legends, Legacies and Leaders, Inductee #48, Assistant Fire Chief Frederick R. “Bob” Seibel III, passed away April 9, 2020, at home with family.
The staff of Fire Engineering is sad to note the passing of longtime New Jersey fire chief, instructor, and author Edward Flood.
It is with great sadness that the Fire Engineering/FDIC International family announces the passing of Chief (Ret.) Alan Brunacini of the Phoenix (AZ) Fire Department.