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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.

Joseph Torkos, Fire Engine Operator [Detroit, Michigan]
2 die in Detroit fire engine crash: Firefighter, SUV driver collide
Rachel Wilson [Baltimore, Maryland]
Baltimore fire cadet dies after collapsing
Jeremy LaBella [Washington, Pennsylvania]
Pa. firefighter killed in blaze
Harold Lessard and Thomas Nichols [Winnipeg]
Canadian fire department mourns captains
David Kelty [Hamilton Township, New Jersey]
N.J. volunteer dies on way to fire
Frederick Allen Burroughs & Craig Lawrence Dorsey [Cool Ridge & MacArthur, West Virginia]
Fatal W. Va. blast probed
Shane Daughetee [Hamilton County, Tennessee]
Tenn. firefighter dies in blaze
Raul Peraza Cortes and Roberto Barbosa Montiel [Cancun]
Two Mexican firefighters die in shopping mall blaze
Chris Adams [Springfield, Florida]
Florida fire chief collapses, dies while on duty
Sidney Hall [Upland, Indiana]
Ind. volunteer firefighter dies of wounds sustained while battling house fire
Phillip Townsend [Denison, Texas]
Texas firefighter dies after battling blaze at shopping center
Stephen L. Jones [Barnstead, New Hampshire]
N.H. firefighter falls in line of duty
Cecil Tucker, Jr. [Flat Gap, Kentucky]
Kentucky firefighter dies in car crash while en route to station
Alison Kim Greene [San Francisco, California]
San Francisco firefighter succumbs to job-related cancer
Shawn Thomas MacLeod
Canadian fire fighter killed en route to call
Thomas J. Hays [Ardmore, Pennsylvania]
Pa. firefighter succumbs to unknown cause of death during long night of back-to-back calls
Edward Wilburn [McHenry, Maryland]
Volunteer firefighter dies after crash while responding to call
Kent Long [Indian Trail, North Carolina]
N.C. firefighter dies while exercising at station
Leo Soderquist [Axtell, Nebraska]
Volunteer Neb. firefighter dies after fighting fire
Steven Solomon [Atlanta, Georgia]
Ga. firefighter dies after recieveing severe burns during a housecall

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