The death of Patrick Pidgeon is the first workplace fatality of an Ontario firefighter since 2011. (Photo courtesy Facebook)
The volunteer chief was swept away in his vehicle following a mutual aid call. (Photo courtesy Facebook)
No group has claimed responsibility, but French officials are calling the attack an act of terrorism.
In one video clip, a young woman washes her fire chief father's shirt — soiled from three days spent working in the smoking World Trade Center rubble.
Transportation officials and railroad representatives have touted the rules as a key piece of their efforts to stave off future disasters, following a string of fiery derailments and major spills. (AP photo)