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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

Submit news articles and information about firefighter line-of-duty deaths or close calls here.

Donald Suggs [Summerville, North Carolina]
NC assistant fire chief dies after returning from call
William Richard "Dick" Danes [Brazos County, Texas]
Texas volunteer firefighter dies
Dave Wintz [Bucks County, Pennsylvania]
Pa. firefighter dies at chemical plant fire
Richard Parks [Kinloch, Missouri]
Mo. captain dies after successful fire rescue
Richard Nappi [New York, New York]
NY lieutenant suffers cardiac arrest at warehouse fire
G. Marshall Sanford [Redding, Connecticut]
Conn. firefighter dies of 'medical issue' during brush fire
Kenny Fox [Decaturville, Tennessee]
Tenn. fire chief dies after pushing 2 firefighters to safety
John "Jack" Colbert [Birchwood, Wisconsin]
Wis. fire captain dies of heart attack
Kenny Fox [Decature County , Tennessee]
1 firefighter dead, 2 injured in Tenn. blaze
David Bailey [Los Angeles, California]
LA fire captain dies while leading training
Edward Bernosky [Adena, Ohio]
Ohio firefighter collapses, dies at water shuttle
Donald Jones [Jacksonville, Arkansas]
Ark. firefighter killed responding to crash
Thomas William Dillon [Houston, Texas]
Houston firefighter who died in the line of duty laid to rest
Jonathan Myers [Norfolk, Virginia]
Va. firefighter dies at station
Thomas W. Dillion [Houston, Texas]
Texas firefighter dies of heart attack during cooking fire
Nolan "Goat" Pittman [Centreville, Mississippi]
Miss. fire chief dies of heart attack
Mark Morrison [St. Lucie County, Florida]
Fla. firefighter dies in station
Jerry Wetherell [Denton Township, Michigan]
Mich firefighter dies en route to accident
Mark Ratledge [Cottonwood, California]
Firefighter struck, killed on Calif. highway was helping others
Chad Settlemyre [Sawmills, North Carolina]
NC firefighter dies after medical emergency on detail

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