|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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Charles "Sparky" Sparks [Columbia, Kentucky]|
Ky. firefighter dies after responding to fire
Caleb N. Hamm [Salt Lake City, Utah]
NM firefighter dies battling Texas wildfire
Matt Hadaller [Mossyrock, Washington]
Fire chief dies after EMS calls in Wash.
Chris Pham [Dallas, Texas]
Texas firefighter found dead at station was 'future leader'
Erlic West [Wellford, South Carolina]
Assistant fire chief dies after responding to call in SC
Brett Fulton and Josh Burch [Lake City, Florida]
2 firefighters killed battling Florida wildfire
Corey Shaw [Du Quoin, Illinois]
Ill. firefighter dies after wall collapse at fire
Scott Davis [Muncie, Indiana]
Firefighter dies battling church fire in Ind.
Garet Rasmussen [Wenatchee, Washington]
Wash. firefighter dies after responding to accident
Thomas Shields [Flanders, New Jersey]
NJ firefighter dies after EMS call
Anthony "Tony" Valerio [San Francisco, California]
Second San Francisco firefighter dies from injuries after house fire
Vincent Perez [San Francisco, California]
Firefighter dies after flashover in San Francisco house fire
Chip Imker [Cambridge, Minnesota]
Firefighter falls, dies in Minn. rope rescue training accident
Thomas "Todd" Lange [Pittsfield, Massachusetts]
Mass. firefighters salute brother who died from CPR
Michael Esposito [Baldwin, New York]
Firefighter dies responding to NY house fire
Charles Foster [Olive Branch, Mississippi]
Firefighter dies after responding to storms in Miss.
Michael C. Webb [Neon, Kentucky]
Ky. firefighter dies responding to ATV accident
Elias Jaquez [Cactus, Texas]
Firefighter succumbs to burns after Texas wildfire
Randy Boley [Clinton Township, Ohio]
Fire captain dies after EMS calls in Ohio
Robert Dean Watts [Windsor, Connecticut]
Conn. firefighter dies responding to report of smoke
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