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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David Bourget -   - [Phippsburg, Maine]
LODD: Maine firefighter dies after falling ill at station
Jason Farley -   - [Claremore, Oklahoma]
Okla. firefighter dies trying to rescue flood victims
Dwight Greer, -   - [Philadelphia, Mississippi]
LODD: Miss. fire capt. collapses at firehouse
Dennis Swenson -   - [Cornucopia, Wisconsin]
LODD: EMT dies trying to rescue mother from house fire
Kevin McRae -   - [Washington, District of Columbia]
LODD: D.C. fire Lt. dies after collapsing at fire
Timothy Gunther -   - [Poughkeepsie, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter suffers heart attack at house fire
Ricky Thurman -   - [Swainsboro, Georgia]
LODD: Ga. fire Lt. dies of cardiac arrest
Timothy Peters -   - [Pine Grove, Pennsylvania]
Pa. firefighter dies after responding to call
Chris Blankenship -   - [Madison County, Tennessee]
LODD: Tenn. firefighter struck by tree
Larry Lawhorn -   - [St. Charles County, Missouri]
LODD: Mo. firefighter dies driving rig to fire
Mike Corn -   - [Conway Springs, Kansas]
LODD: Kan. firefighter collapses at station
Vicky Ryan -   - [Etowah County, Alabama]
Rescue squad member dies while searching for kayaker
Curtis Nordsick -   - [Wrightsville, Pennsylvania]
LODD: Pa. fire police Lt. dies after responding to homicide
Andrew Zalme -   - [Dakota City, Nebraska]
Neb. firefighter collapses, dies on fire scene
Steven Ackerman -   - [Brandon, South Dakota]
LODD: S.D. firefighter dies in overnight house fire
John J. Doster -   - [Levittown, Pennsylvania]
LODD: 82-year fire veteran dies after response
Barry Van Horn -   - [Somerville, New Jersey]
LODD: N.J. firefighter dies of heart attack
Daryl Gordon -   - [Cincinnati, Ohio]
Ohio firefighter dies after falling down elevator shaft
John Shoup -   - [Ashland, Mississippi]
LODD: Miss. firefighter dies after fire response
Billy Jarvis -   - [Allen, Kentucky]
LODD: Ky. fire chief dies of cardiac arrest

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