Authorities say a firefighter died after his single-engine air tanker crashed while he was fighting a small fire in southwestern Idaho Tuesday evening.
A California firefighter killed while battling a fire in the mountains east of Los Angeles was identified Tuesday as a member of an elite Hotshot crew dedicated to fighting wildfires.
Firefighter Charlie Morton, 39, squad boss on the Big Bear Interagency Hotshot Crew, died during interagency fire suppression activities on the El Dorado Fire.
A firefighter died battling a wildfire in California that officials said was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby's gender.
Carrollton (TX) Fire Rescue (CFR) captain Lee Holbert died after he suffered a medical emergency while on duty, the city announced on Sunday.
A firefighter from Texas killed battling a wildfire in the Northern California forest was working the fire lines when her truck rolled off a remote backcountry road as she tried to escape the flames, fire officials said.
During a 2006 fire in a "dollar store" in the Bronx, Fire Department of New York (FDNY) Lieutenant Howard Carpluk and Probationary Firefighter Michael Reilly died in the line of duty. Read an excerpt from the NIOSH report on the fire.
Firefighter/First Responder Brian Stephen Smith, 56, of the St. George Island Volunteer Fire Department died after being swept away during a water rescue.
Mike Fournier died Wednesday morning when his bright red Bell UH-1H copter suddenly crashed into a hillside.
Department report on the death of Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau.