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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 www.firehero.org.

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

Tony Grider - End of Service: 09/20/2014 - [Campbellsville, Kentucky]
Electrocuted Ky. firefighter dies with family, friends at his side
Rudolph Peter Witton - End of Service: 09/18/2014 - [New South Wales, Outside the U.S.]
LODD: Volunteer firefighter dies of cardiac arrest
John Derek Gupton - End of Service: 09/16/2014 - [Spring Hope, North Carolina]
N.C. firefighter killed in apparatus crash
Matthew Mantziou - End of Service: 09/12/2014 - [Palaio Faliro, Outside the U.S.]
LODD: Firefighter runs out of air searching for victim
Will Wiita - End of Service: 09/08/2014 - [Kalkaska, Michigan]
LODD: Mich. fire chief suffers heart attack
Kevin Ollier - End of Service: 09/05/2014 - [Union Township, Ohio]
LODD: Ohio firefighter/paramedic dies after medical emergency
Dave Anderson - End of Service: 08/25/2014 - [Great Falls, Montana]
LODD: Mont. fire chief dies from apparatus crash injuries
Daniel Howard - End of Service: 08/17/2014 - [Cobar, Outside the U.S.]
LODD: Australian firefighter killed battling hotel fire
Darrell Parker - End of Service: 08/13/2014 - [Fairbury, Nebraska]
LODD: Neb. firefighter dies in crash responding to fire
Donald Bamber - End of Service: 08/06/2014 -
LODD: Volunteer firefighter dies of cardiac arrest
Jonathan French - End of Service: 08/06/2014 - [Glendale, Kentucky]
LODD: Semi strikes Ky. firefighters; son dead, mom hurt
Jamie Middlebrook - End of Service: 08/05/2014 - [New Carlisle, Indiana]
LODD: Ind. asst. chief dies in building collapse
Billy Glen Norris, Sr. - End of Service: 07/21/2014 - [Lecompte, Louisiana]
LODD: La. fire chief dies of heart attack
Matthew David Goodnature - End of Service: 07/29/2014 - [Grants Pass, Oregon]
LODD: Ore. firefighter dies in fall while on break
Richard Marchman - End of Service: 07/09/2014 - [Boulder County, Colorado]
LODD: Volunteer firefighter dies after rescuing hiker
Daniel Groover - End of Service: 07/09/2014 - [Houston, Texas]
LODD: Houston firefighter dies battling house fire
Robert Glenn Webster Sr. - End of Service: 05/06/2014 - [Glencoe, Kentucky]
LODD: Ky. fire chief dies from complications of apparatus crash
Lt. Gordon Ambelas - End of Service: 07/05/2014 - [New York, New York]
Cause of blaze that killed NYC firefighter probed
Robert Thomas - End of Service: 06/30/2014 - [Saline, Louisiana]
LODD: La. volunteer firefighter dies in fire truck crash
Todd Rummel - End of Service: 06/19/2014 - [Helena, Montana]
LODD: Mont. fire chief killed in apparatus crash

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