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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James Foote -   - [Summit, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter collapses in station
Alejandro Castro -   - [Brownsville, Texas]
LODD: Texas firefighter collapses, dies in station
Richard Weisse -   - [St. James, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter has medical emergency
Chris Hunter -   - [Cinnamonsin, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ firefighter found unresponsive at home
James Bethea -   - [Baltimore, Maryland]
Veteran Baltimore fire safety officer found dead in house
Kellen Andrew Fleming -   - [Spartanburg, South Carolina]
LODD: S.C. firefighter-medic dies of heart attack
Donald "Pete" Martin -   - [Sanborn, New York]
NY firefighter, 84, dies after training
Malcom Jenkins -   - [Fern Creek, Kentucky]
LODD: Ky. firefighter dies of heart attack
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

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