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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

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

Brandon Daley [Rose Hill, Kansas]
Volunteer Kansas firefighter killed on way to incident
William Anthony Reeves [Hilliard, Florida]
Fla. firefighter dies from crash injuries
Peter Beebe-Lawson [Springfield, Maine]
Apparatus crash kills Maine volunteer firefighter
Joe Zumwalt [Sheldon, Illinois]
Ill. volunteer firefighter dies tackling blaze
Tom Brown [Ayrshire, Scotland]
Firefighter, 53, dies after fighting home blaze
William Church [Columbus, Pennsylvania]
Pa. firefighter suffers heart attack while in dispatch process, later dies at hospital
Joe Ed Ivy [Nacogdoches , Texas]
Texas fire captain dies after training session
Billy A. Gafford [Birmingham, Alabama]
Ala. fire captain dies from suspected heart attack
Kyle R. Wilson [Prince William County, Virginia]
Va. firefighter killed in morning blaze
Chief Bryan Zollner [Redding, California]
Vehicle accident claims life of Calif. chief
Steve Olinik Jr. [Dorset Township, Ohio]
Fallen Ohio firefighter given final salute
Christopher Jaros [Ceredo, West Virginia]
W. Va. firefighter dies in collision
Edgar Scott [Menands, New York]
N.Y. volunteer firefighter dies in vehicle collision
Billy Harold Williams and Brandon Whimple [Rhodestown, North Carolina]
North Carolina station mourns fire volunteers
William Grant [Chicago, Illinois]
Chicago firefighter dead after fire truck, school bus collide
Capt. Lucien Dale Breaux [Crowley, Louisiana]
Louisiana Fire Captain dies of heart attack
Michael Liston [Limerick, Ireland]
Irish firefighter killed while at scene of traffic accident
Steven Eric Vanderpool [West Liberty, Kentucky]
Ky. volunteer firefighter dies of injuries
Theodore Abriel [Albany, New York]
N.Y. firefighter dies while battling apartment blaze
David Sauder [Leola, Pennsylvania]
Pa. firefighter dies in crash on icy road

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