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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

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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
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

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