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Firefighter Line of Duty Deaths

Line-Of-Duty Deaths
In recognizing the sacrifice of fallen firefighters, this section will serve as a constant memorial to those who have given their lives protecting and ensuring the safety of the communities they serve. The significance of their contributions cannot be minimized, and while they will be dearly missed, their legacy lives on in the spirit of those who continue to serve.

For more information on how to honor the memory of a lost firefighter, visit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation at

Submit news articles and information about firefighter line-of-duty deaths or close calls here.

Gus Losleben - End of Service: 12/10/2014 - [Hardin County, Tennessee]
Tenn. firefighter killed in crash with log truck
Joyce Craig Lewis - End of Service: 12/09/2014 - [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania]
Female Philly firefighter killed battling house fire
John Burns - End of Service: 12/03/2014 - [Myrtle Beach, South Carolina]
LODD: S.C. Lt. found unresponsive in station
Tom Rhamey - End of Service: 11/28/2014 - [Lakeville, Ohio]
Ohio firefighter dies after on-duty heart attack
Samir Ashmar - End of Service: 11/20/2014 - [Upper Macungie Township, Pennsylvania]
LODD: Pa. fire marshal dies of cardiac arrest
Art Treon - End of Service: 11/20/2014 - [Cape May County, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ fire coordinator dies after fire
James Foote - End of Service: 11/18/2014 - [Summit, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter collapses in station
Alejandro Castro - End of Service: 11/16/2014 - [Brownsville, Texas]
LODD: Texas firefighter collapses, dies in station
Richard Weisse - End of Service: 11/15/2014 - [St. James, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter has medical emergency
Chris Hunter - End of Service: 11/15/2014 - [Cinnamonsin, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ firefighter found unresponsive at home
James Bethea - End of Service: 11/12/2014 - [Baltimore, Maryland]
Veteran Baltimore fire safety officer found dead in house
Kellen Andrew Fleming - End of Service: 11/01/2014 - [Spartanburg, South Carolina]
LODD: S.C. firefighter-medic dies of heart attack
Donald "Pete" Martin - End of Service: 10/30/2014 - [Sanborn, New York]
NY firefighter, 84, dies after training
Malcom Jenkins - End of Service: 10/30/2014 - [Fern Creek, Kentucky]
LODD: Ky. firefighter dies of heart attack
Christi Rodgers - End of Service: 10/24/2014 - [Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania]
LODD: Pa. volunteer firefighter dies of cardiac arrest
Eddie Johnson Jr. - End of Service: 10/20/2014 - [Alton, Missouri]
Mo. fire chief killed in crash en route to fire
Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt - End of Service: 10/07/2014 - [Sacramento, California]
Cal Fire pilot dies in plane crash battling wildfire
Kevin Bell - End of Service: 10/07/2014 - [Hartford, Connecticut]
LODD: Conn. firefighter dies battling house fire
J.B. Hutton Jr. - End of Service: 10/01/2014 - [Dermott, Arkansas]
LODD: Ark. asst. chief collapses at brush fire, dies
Allen Westby - End of Service: 09/22/2014 - [East Islip, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter dies following response

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Line-Of-Duty Deaths

Gus Losleben - 12/10/2014 - [Hardin County, Tennessee] Joyce Craig Lewis - 12/09/2014 - [Philadelphia, Pennsylvania] John Burns - 12/03/2014 - [Myrtle Beach, South Carolina]

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