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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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Kevin Hall -   - [Ontario, Oregon]
LODD: Oregon wildland firefighter suffers medical emergency
Jesse Trader -   - [Portland, Oregon]
Ore. firefighter dies in water truck crash
John Hammack -   - [Madras, Oregon]
Ore. wildland firefighter killed, another injured
David Brier -   - [Middleboro, Massachusetts]
LODD: Mass. firefighter dies of heart attack after shift
Rodney Hardee -   - [Loris, South Carolina]
LODD: SC asst. fire chief dies of brain bleed
Matthew Blankenship -   - [Marshfield, Missouri]
Mo. firefighter dies from injuries
Dennis Long -   - [Maggie Creek Forest Protective District, Idaho]
LODD: Idaho dozer operator dies fighting wildfire
John Austin -   - [Quincy, Massachusetts]
LODD: Mass. firefighter dies while responding to call
Mickey Yates -   - [Greenfield, Mississippi]
Miss. volunteer fire chief killed in wreck with deputy sheriff
Christopher Douglas -   - [Cal Fire, California]
LODD: Calif. firefighter struck by motorist
John Appleton -   - [Sissonville, West Virginia]
LODD: W. Va. firefighter dies of heart attack at house fire
Daniel Lomax -   - [Wayne County, Pennsylvania]
LODD: Off-duty Pa. deputy fire chief electrocuted at crash scene
Edward Vanner, Jr. -   - [North Kingstown , Rhode Island]
LODD: Asst. fire chief dies of heart attack
Katrina Sims -   - [Atlanta, Georgia]
LODD: Ga. firefighter commits suicide while on-duty
Thomas Burley -   - [Cambria, New York]
LODD: NY firefighter killed in car crash
Tony Barker -   - [Wilkes County, North Carolina]
LODD: NC firefighter electrocuted at fire scene
Luke Sheehy -   - [Redding, California]
LODD: Forest Service smokejumper killed in Calif.
Anne Sullivan -   - [Houston, Texas]
4 firefighters killed in Houston fire identified, mourned
Robert Bebee -   - [Houston, Texas]
4 firefighters killed in Houston fire identified, mourned
Robert Garner -   - [Houston, Texas]
4 firefighters killed in Houston fire identified, mourned

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Line-Of-Duty Deaths

Curtis Nordsick -   - [Wrightsville, Pennsylvania] Andrew Zalme -   - [Dakota City, Nebraska] Steven Ackerman -   - [Brandon, South Dakota]

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