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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Richard Burns -   - [Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania]
Pa. firefighter dies at firehouse
Jay Maddy -   - [Eaton, Indiana]
Ind. firefighter's death linked to stress in battling arsons
Raymond "Rocky" Eusden -   - [Aston, Pennsylvania]
Pa. fire chief dies of heart attack
Joseph R. Mixon -   - [Birmingham, Alabama]
Ala. training captain dies after stroke
Tyler Casey -   - [Seneca, Missouri]
Mo. firefighter killed while tracking tornado
Jeremy Jylka -   - [Pine City, Minnesota]
Minn. firefighter collapses, dies en route to fire
Riley Joseph Terrebone Jr. -   - [Springfield, Louisiana]
La. firefighter struck, killed while responding
Rick Morris -   - [Sedalia, Missouri]
Mo. firefighter succumbs to burns
John Schwartz Jr., and Terry Davore -   - [Ordway, Colorado]
Two volunteer firefighters, pilot killed in Colo. wildfires
Charlie Fraley -   - [Macon, Mississippi]
Miss. fire chief dies at house fire
Michael Crotty -   - [Lawrence Park Township, Pennsylvania]
Pa. deputy chief killed in aerial ladder malfunction
Derek Lovell -   - [Hamilton, New Zealand]
New Zealand firefighter dies after storage facility blast
Robin Broxterman, Brian Schira -   - [Colerain Township, Ohio]
2 firefighters die in Ohio house fire
Eric Speed -   - [Shreveport, Louisiana]
La. firefighter dies after fire truck rolls over
Brent A. Lovrien -   - [Los Angeles, California]
L.A. firefighter killed in explosion
Donald Lee Grubor -   - [Lewistown, Illinois]
Ill. volunteer dies after structure fire
Terrance Crockett -   - [Kansas City, Missouri]
Mo. line of duty death may be homicide
John Delaney -   - [Mesa, Arizona]
Ariz. fire captain dies of cardiac arrest
Raymond Barrett -   - [Apshawa, New Jersey]
N.J. firefighter dies in house fire
Justin Monroe, Victor Isler -   - [Salisbury, North Carolina]
Two N.C. firefighters killed in massive lumber yard blaze

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