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19 Firefighters Die In Arizona Wildland Blaze

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AZ Central.com reports tonight that 18 firefighters assigned to a wildfire in Arizona died in the line of duty.

2010 National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

The 29th annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend will be held at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg on October 2-3, 2010

Wildland Firefighter Fatalities 2007-2009 (Report)

I was surprised to find that only one (1) firefighter died from a burnover in the past three years. Aviation related accidents claim the most lives (16) and heart attacks killed ten (10) wildland firefighters between 2007 and 2009.