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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Kevin J. Bristol -   - [Peekskill, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter suffers medical emergency
Jerry Campbell -   - [Cocke County, Tennessee]
LODD: Tenn. firefighter dies from heart attack
Roger Dale Tome -   - [Windermere, Florida]
LODD: NASA firefighter dies day after retiring
Gregory Barnas -   - [Wallington, New Jersey]
LODD: NJ firefighter falls from roof at restaurant blaze
Homer J.R. Harrell -   - [Orange City, Florida]
LODD: Fla. firefighter dies from heart attack
Bruce Britt -   - [Columbia, Missouri]
LODD: Mo. Lt. dies in walkway collapse
Randy Pogue -   - [Oak Grove, Arkansas]
LODD: Ark. fire chief dies from vehicle-crash injuries
Dennis Channell -   - [Poyen, Arkansas]
LODD: Ark. Capt. stricken on EMS call, dies
William Tanksley -   - [Dallas, Texas]
LODD: Dallas firefighter dies in fall from icy overpass
James Wilber -   - [Delhi, New York]
LODD: NY asst. chief dies of cardiac arrest
James Knesek -   - [Munster, Indiana]
LODD: Ind. fire chief dies of apparent heart attack
Bruce Stayner -   - [Ostrander, Ohio]
LODD: Ohio firefighter dies of apparent heart attack
Donnie Miller -   - [Glendale Springs, North Carolina]
LODD: N.C. firefighter dies hours after training exercise
Thomas Gerald Lee -   - [Four Oaks, North Carolina]
LODD: N.C. firefighter suffers medical emergency
Dwight Hilton -   - [Liberty, Mississippi]
LODD: Miss. firefighter dies while fighting wildfire
Gerald Hammer -   - [LaGrange County, Indiana]
LODD: Ind. medic suffers heart attack, dies
Michael Dale Garrett -   - [Nutter Fort, West Virginia]
LODD: W.Va. volunteer firefighter dies in cell-tower collapse
Rick Winkles -   - [Trumann, Arkansas]
LODD: Ark. fire chief suffers heart attack battling fire
Greg Hennessey -   - [Orange County, California]
LODD: Calif. firefighter dies of apparent heart attack in station
James Brooks -   - [Fargo, Maryland]
LODD: Md. firefighter suffers medical emergency

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