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.

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John McDonald -   - [Washington, District of Columbia]
LODD: Batt. Chief, navy veteran dies at D.C. military base
Robert Fogle -   - [Baltimore County, Maryland]
LODD: Md. firefighter dies during training
David Fiori -   - [New Britain, Connecticut]
LODD: Conn. deputy fire chief dies of heart attack
Ted Drake -   - [Newcastle, Wyoming]
LODD: Wyo. fire supervisor dies of cardiac arrest
Yves Peeters -   - [Liege, Outside the U.S.]
LODD: 2 Belgium firefighters die trying to save swan
Christian Dejardin -   - [Liege, Outside the U.S.]
LODD: 2 Belgium firefighters die trying to save swan
David Millett -   - [Norway, Maine]
LODD: Maine fire Capt. dies after structure fire
Jeffrey Newland -   - [Cape Coral, Florida]
LODD: Fla. Lt. suffers medical emergency
John Thomas -   - [Duxbury, Massachusetts]
LODD: Mass. firefighter suffers medical emergency
Charles Goff -   - [Falls of Rough, Kentucky]
LODD: Ky. firefighter dies of heart attack
Hugh Ferguson -   - [Damon, Texas]
LODD: Texas fire chief collapses at fire scene
George Underwood -   - [Lake, West Virginia]
LODD: W.Va. fire chief dies of heart attack
Rick Halcomb -   - [Dayton, Ohio]
LODD: Ohio firefighter dies of hepatitis infection
Edward J. Walsh -   - [Boston, Massachusetts]
Boston mourns two firefighters
Michael R. Kennedy -   - [Boston, Massachusetts]
Boston mourns two firefighters
Edwin "Jeff" Wentzel -   - [North Versailles, Pennsylvania]
LODD: Pa. firefighter struck and killed by train
Tom Stevens -   - [Lawrenceburg, Indiana]
LODD: Ind. asst. chief dies of heart attack
Wayne Jeffers -   - [Montgomery, Alabama]
LODD: Ala. firefighter-medic found unresponsive
Joseph Bove -   - [Spotswood, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ firefighter suffers medical emergency
Jamie A. Peite -   - [Ironwood, Michigan]
LODD: Mich. fire chief dies from heart attack

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