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.

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Terry Culver -   - [Calvert City, Kentucky]
LODD: Ky. fire chief dies after cardiac event
Walter Szelag -   - [Detroit, Michigan]
Second Detroit firefighter dies in two days
Thomas Kolarick -   - [Keasbey, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ fire chief dies from medical emergency
Larry O'Neil -   - [Lone Camp, Texas]
LODD: Texas firefighter dies responding to medical call
Chuck Horning -   - [Huron County, Ohio]
LODD: Ohio fire captain dies after medical call
Gerald Celecki -   - [South Amboy, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ firefighter collapses on scene
Larry Leggio -   - [Kansas City, Missouri]
2 Kansas City firefighters killed in fire collapse
John Mesh -   - [Kansas City, Missouri]
2 Kansas City firefighters killed in fire collapse
Antonio Smith -   - [Memphis, Tennessee]
Memphis firefighter found dead in truck
Shawn Benson -   - [Paramus, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ firefighter found unresponsive after fire call
Richard Crosby -   - [Bailey, Michigan]
LODD: Mich. firefighter dies of cardiac arrest
Stuart Hardy -   - [Burton, South Carolina]
LODD: SC firefighter stricken at scene dies
Barry Miller -   - [Riga, New York]
LODD: Firefighter killed in NY ambulance collision
Daniel Hampton -   - [Williamson County, Texas]
LODD: Firefighter dies in ambulance vs semi crash
Maywood Gaskins -   - [Berkeley County, South Carolina]
LODD: Ambulance transporting fire chief hits semi
Dennis Rodeman -   - [Lansing, Michigan]
Firefighter killed in deliberate hit and run
Shane Clifton -   - [St. Paul, Minnesota]
LODD: Minn. firefighter dies after collapsing at station
Chris Phillips -   - [Salisbury, North Carolina]
NC firefighter dies after responding to fatal crash
Lawrence Sesso -   - [Sayville, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter dies after fire response
Tom Zbyszewski -   - [Twisp, Washington]
3 firefighters killed in Wash. wildfire ID'd

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Line-Of-Duty Deaths

Terry Culver -   - [Calvert City, Kentucky] Walter Szelag -   - [Detroit, Michigan] Thomas Kolarick -   - [Keasbey, New Jersey]

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