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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 Murawski [South Amboy, New Jersey]
N.J. firefighter/paramedic dies while attending to crash victim
David Rufer [Monroe, Wisconsin]
Wis. fire department mourns loss of firefighter during training
Mark Carter [Phoenix, Arizona]
Ariz. firefighters mourn comrade's death
David A. Middleton [Boston, Massachusetts]
Boston firefighter dies after battling two blazes
Felix Roberts [Fulton County, Georgia]
Firefighter dies, three injured in Ga. house fire
Bradley W. Green [Monroe Twp., Indiana]
Ind. firefighter dies of stress, overexertion
Capt. John Keane [Waterbury, Connecticut]
Conn. firefighter dies from injuries after truck accident
Dennis Cheshire [Red Oak, Alabama]
Ala. firefighter killed in tanker crash
Joe Piazzi [Briarcliff Manor, New York]
Deputy N.Y. Fire Chief dies of heart attack after long night of response
Ed Andrews [Redding, California]
Calif. fire captain collapses, dies during training
Jeffrey Jeans [Eudora, Tennessee]
Tenn. firefighter stricken on the job
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

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