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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Christi Rodgers -   - [Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania]
LODD: Pa. volunteer firefighter dies of cardiac arrest
Eddie Johnson Jr. -   - [Alton, Missouri]
Mo. fire chief killed in crash en route to fire
Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt -   - [Sacramento, California]
Cal Fire pilot dies in plane crash battling wildfire
Kevin Bell -   - [Hartford, Connecticut]
LODD: Conn. firefighter dies battling house fire
J.B. Hutton Jr. -   - [Dermott, Arkansas]
LODD: Ark. asst. chief collapses at brush fire, dies
Allen Westby -   - [East Islip, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter dies following response
Tony Grider -   - [Campbellsville, Kentucky]
Electrocuted Ky. firefighter dies with family, friends at his side
Rudolph Peter Witton -   - [New South Wales, Outside the U.S.]
LODD: Volunteer firefighter dies of cardiac arrest
John Derek Gupton -   - [Spring Hope, North Carolina]
N.C. firefighter killed in apparatus crash
Matthew Mantziou -   - [Palaio Faliro, Outside the U.S.]
LODD: Firefighter runs out of air searching for victim
Will Wiita -   - [Kalkaska, Michigan]
LODD: Mich. fire chief suffers heart attack
Kevin Ollier -   - [Union Township, Ohio]
LODD: Ohio firefighter/paramedic dies after medical emergency
Dave Anderson -   - [Great Falls, Montana]
LODD: Mont. fire chief dies from apparatus crash injuries
Daniel Howard -   - [Cobar, Outside the U.S.]
LODD: Australian firefighter killed battling hotel fire
Darrell Parker -   - [Fairbury, Nebraska]
LODD: Neb. firefighter dies in crash responding to fire
Donald Bamber -   -
LODD: Volunteer firefighter dies of cardiac arrest
Jonathan French -   - [Glendale, Kentucky]
LODD: Semi strikes Ky. firefighters; son dead, mom hurt
Jamie Middlebrook -   - [New Carlisle, Indiana]
LODD: Ind. asst. chief dies in building collapse
Billy Glen Norris, Sr. -   - [Lecompte, Louisiana]
LODD: La. fire chief dies of heart attack
Matthew David Goodnature -   - [Grants Pass, Oregon]
LODD: Ore. firefighter dies in fall while on break

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