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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.

John Allison - End of Service: 10/14/2013 - [Custer, Michigan]
LODD: Mich. fire chief dies after suffering cardiac complication
David Heath - End of Service: 10/14/2013 - [Wilmington, North Carolina]
LODD: N.C. capt. dies of heart attack during training exercise
Richard Floersch - End of Service: 10/02/2013 - [Gibson County, Tennessee]
LODD: Tenn. Capt. suffers heart attack, dies on duty
Mark Urban - End of Service: 09/27/2013 - [Boise, Idaho]
Idaho smokejumper killed in parachuting accident
Iran D. Rivers - End of Service: 09/22/2013 - [Hillsborough County, Florida]
Fla. firefighter dies after medical incident while on duty
Token Adams - End of Service: 09/06/2013 - [Zemez Pueblo, New Mexico]
Missing NM firefighter found dead in forest
Joe Darr - End of Service: 08/04/2013 - [Chillicothe, Missouri]
LODD: Mo. assistant chief found unresponsive
Oscar Montano-Garcia - End of Service: 08/25/2013 - [Medford, Oregon]
LODD: Firefighter dies battling Calif. wildfire
Jim Fellows - End of Service: 08/20/2013 - [Clearwater Township, Michigan]
LODD: Mich. firefighter dies of suspected heart attack
Juan Pablo Casanova - End of Service: 08/10/2013 - [Brownsville, Texas]
LODD: Texas firefighter dies of heart attack
Matthew McKnight - End of Service: 08/12/2013 - [Los Angeles, California]
LODD: L.A. Capt. was found unresponsive
Kevin Hall - End of Service: 08/11/2013 - [Ontario, Oregon]
LODD: Oregon wildland firefighter suffers medical emergency
Jesse Trader - End of Service: 08/06/2013 - [Portland, Oregon]
Ore. firefighter dies in water truck crash
John Hammack - End of Service: 08/01/2013 - [Madras, Oregon]
Ore. wildland firefighter killed, another injured
David Brier - End of Service: 07/22/2013 - [Middleboro, Massachusetts]
LODD: Mass. firefighter dies of heart attack after shift
Rodney Hardee - End of Service: 07/09/2013 - [Loris, South Carolina]
LODD: SC asst. fire chief dies of brain bleed
Matthew Blankenship - End of Service: 07/20/2013 - [Marshfield, Missouri]
Mo. firefighter dies from injuries
Dennis Long - End of Service: 07/08/2013 - [Maggie Creek Forest Protective District, Idaho]
LODD: Idaho dozer operator dies fighting wildfire
John Austin - End of Service: 07/08/2013 - [Quincy, Massachusetts]
LODD: Mass. firefighter dies while responding to call
Mickey Yates - End of Service: 07/06/2013 - [Greenfield, Mississippi]
Miss. volunteer fire chief killed in wreck with deputy sheriff

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