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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.

Christopher Douglas - End of Service: 07/05/2013 - [Cal Fire, California]
LODD: Calif. firefighter struck by motorist
John Appleton - End of Service: 06/24/2013 - [Sissonville, West Virginia]
LODD: W. Va. firefighter dies of heart attack at house fire
Daniel Lomax - End of Service: 06/22/2013 - [Wayne County, Pennsylvania]
LODD: Off-duty Pa. deputy fire chief electrocuted at crash scene
Edward Vanner, Jr. - End of Service: 06/17/2013 - [North Kingstown , Rhode Island]
LODD: Asst. fire chief dies of heart attack
Katrina Sims - End of Service: 06/18/2013 - [Atlanta, Georgia]
LODD: Ga. firefighter commits suicide while on-duty
Thomas Burley - End of Service: 06/18/2013 - [Cambria, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter killed in car crash
Tony Barker - End of Service: 06/13/2013 - [Wilkes County, North Carolina]
LODD: NC firefighter electrocuted at fire scene
Luke Sheehy - End of Service: 06/10/2013 - [Redding, California]
LODD: Forest Service smokejumper killed in Calif.
Anne Sullivan - End of Service: 05/31/2013 - [Houston, Texas]
4 firefighters killed in Houston fire identified, mourned
Robert Bebee - End of Service: 05/31/2013 - [Houston, Texas]
4 firefighters killed in Houston fire identified, mourned
Robert Garner - End of Service: 05/31/2013 - [Houston, Texas]
4 firefighters killed in Houston fire identified, mourned
Matthew Renaud - End of Service: 05/31/2013 - [Houston, Texas]
4 firefighters killed in Houston fire identified, mourned
Bradley Harper - End of Service: 05/19/2013 - [Phoenix, Arizona]
LODD: Phoenix firefighter pinned between fire trucks
Albert Nejmeh - End of Service: 05/14/2013 - [Tacoma, Washington]
LODD: Wash. firefighter dies while responding to aid call
Brian Woehlke - End of Service: 05/08/2013 - [Westland, Michigan]
Mich. firefighter dies during strip mall fire
Stanley Martin Jr. - End of Service: 05/06/2013 - [Springfield, Alabama]
LODD: Asst. volunteer fire chief collapse on scene
Gene Kirchner - End of Service: 05/02/2013 - [Reisterstown , Maryland]
LODD: Md. volunteer firefighter dies after injuries
Dale Scott Queen [Hartselle, Alabama]
LODD: Ala. volunteer firefighter dies searching for explosives
Rodney Miller - End of Service: 04/27/2013 - [Loganville, Pennsylvania]
LODD: Fire chief killed at MVC scene, driver arrested
Kevin Sanders - End of Service: 04/17/2013 - [West, Texas]
4 more responders killed in Texas blast ID'd

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