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.

Andrew Zajac -   - [Twisp, Washington]
3 firefighters killed in Wash. wildfire ID'd
Richard Wheeler -   - [Twisp, Washington]
3 firefighters killed in Wash. wildfire ID'd
Chris Daniels -   - [Pine Level, North Carolina]
LODD: Firefighter collapses at NC firehouse
James D. "JD" Robinson -   - [Clay County, North Carolina]
LODD: NC fire chief suffers medical emergency
Michael Hallenbeck -   - [Shingle Springs, California]
Forest Service firefighter killed while battling blaze
David Ruhl -   - [Rapid City, South Dakota]
LODD: Fire capt. killed battling fast-moving wildfires
Tyron Weston -   - [Columbia, South Carolina]
LODD: Veteran SC firefighter dies after suffering stroke
Alan Hicks -   - [Stanly County, North Carolina]
LODD: NC firefighter found dead inside firehouse
Hinal Patel -   - [East Brunswick, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ EMT in ambulance crash killed on last day of work
Nicholas Hemingway -   - [Baltimore, Maryland]
LODD: Balt. city medic dies after becoming ill at station
Melissa Doll -   - [Codorus, Pennsylvania]
LODD: Pa. fire police officer dies of cardiac arrest
John Whelan -   - [Denver, Colorado]
Firefighter who fell through skylight dies from injuries
Michael Miller -   - [Green Bay, Wisconsin]
LODD: Fire Lt. found dead at Green Bay fire station
Willie Sensenich -   - [North Huntingdon , Pennsylvania]
LODD: Pa. firefighter dies of cardiac arrest
Thomas Miserendino -   - [Beachwood, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ firefighter dies of heart attack
Ian Haxton -   - [Sasabe, Arizona]
LODD: Wildland firefighter dies during physical testing
James Donnie Keith -   - [Mt. Zion, Alabama]
LODD: Firefighter goes into cardiac arrest after fire
David Knapke -   - [Cincinnati, Ohio]
Fire Lt. dies after being moved to hospice
Dale J. Wege -   - [Rhinelander, Wisconsin]
LODD: Wis. firefighter dies after emergency response
Terrance Morgan Pryor -   - [Memphis, Tennessee]
LODD: Tenn. fire Lt. dies after response

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
Support the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and help to honor America's fallen firefighters
Donate to the NFFF

 Most Popular

All Popular Articles

Today's Top Stories

undefined, November 29, 2015

Line-Of-Duty Deaths

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

Submit information on fallen firefighters in your area.

Line of Duty Deaths

FireRescue1 Exclusive

Full Story...
5 things firefighters must know about nozzles
Understanding how and why nozzles work better prepares firefighters to make quick, effective knock downs.
Full Story
Past Exclusives

Featured Columnist

Robert Rielage Robert Rielage
Volunteer Voice
All Columnists