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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 www.firehero.org.

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

Cosmo Paris - End of Service: 01/08/2014 - [Cliffside Park, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ firefighter dies after response
William Trapnell IV - End of Service: 12/30/2013 - [South Berwick, Maine]
LODD: Maine firefighter-medic suffers medical emergency
Jeffrey Lee Fields - End of Service: 12/25/2012 - [Youngsville, North Carolina]
N.C. Asst. fire chief dies after responding to MVA
David L. Lidke - End of Service: 12/23/2013 - [Hightstown, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ firefighter collapses at station after fires
Jon Schondelmayer - End of Service: 12/18/2013 - [Cary, North Carolina]
LODD: NC firefighter dies after becoming ill at fire station
John Wayman Sr. - End of Service: 12/15/2013 - [Jefferson, Ohio]
LODD: Ohio asst. fire chief dies from heart attack
David Brody - End of Service: 12/15/2013 - [Parkton, North Carolina]
LODD: NC firefighter dies from sudden illness
Terry Richard Guss - End of Service: 12/15/2013 - [South Zanesville, Ohio]
LODD: Ohio firefighter dies after falling off apparatus
Josh Smith - End of Service: 12/14/2013 - [Mecklenburg County, Virginia]
LODD: Va. firefighter dies in POV crash en route to station
David "Jeff" Little - End of Service: 12/15/2013 - [Waycross, Georgia]
LODD: Ga. firefighter Lt. dies at working fire
Matt Frantz - End of Service: 12/09/2013 - [Duluth, Minnesota]
LODD: Volunteer Minn. chief dies from apparent heart attack
Charlie Pierson - End of Service: 12/07/2013 - [Jackson County, West Virginia]
LODD: W.Va. fire chief dies responding vehicle crash
Andrew Warren Cody - End of Service: 11/23/2013 - [Mansfield, Missouri]
LODD: Mo. firefighter collapses in station, dies
Russ Gow - End of Service: 11/20/2013 - [Factoryville, Pennsylvania]
LODD: Asst. Pa. fire chief dies after collapsing at house fire
James Goodman Jr. - End of Service: 11/11/2013 - [Onondaga County, New York]
LODD: NY volunteer firefighter-medic found unresponsive
David R. Barr - End of Service: 11/07/2013 - [Perryville, Maryland]
LODD: Md. fire police Capt. struck by car while directing traffic
James Michael Hill - End of Service: 11/05/2013 - [Cincinnati, Ohio]
LODD: Ohio firefighter dies at home after response on shift
Blaine "Skeeter" Wildnauer Jr. - End of Service: 11/02/2013 - [Kersey, Pennsylvania]
Veteran Pa. firefighter dies responding to vehicle crash
LeRoy Murphy - End of Service: 10/20/2013 - [Greenville, Ohio]
LODD: Ohio volunteer firefighter, instructor dies of cardiac arrest
Jantzen Murrell Frazier - End of Service: 10/17/2013 - [Morgan County, Alabama]
Fire truck crash kills Ala. firefighter en route to fire

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