Category Archives: Line of Duty

Petition – 'Presidential Citizens Medal' For the Granite Mountain Hotshots

The loss of 19 of the 20 Granite Mountain Hotshots in the Yarnell Hill Fire is a particularly severe loss, which reminds us of the bravery displayed every day by our firefighters in facing danger. All 20 members need to be properly honored

List Of Deceased Granite Mountain HotShot Firefighters

The city of Prescott has released the names of the 19 firefighters who were killed in a wildfire. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s.

Yarnell Hill Fire Tragedy, Stand Down for Wildland Fire Crews In Order

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Extreme fire conditions due to drought and exacerbated by extreme seasonal weather patterns are presenting conditions outside the norm.

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.

Four Firefighters Shot, Two Killed In Webster New York

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Lt. Mike Chiapperini of the Webster Fire Department is confirmed deceased. Firefighter Tomasz Kaczowka died as well.

LODD, Two Pilots Killed In Tanker Crash In Utah

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KCSG.com reportst he aircraft pilots were Captain Todd Neal Tompkins, 48 and First Officer Ronnie Edwin Chambless, 40 both of Boise, Idaho, according to the Iron County Sheriff’s Office.

California Inmate Firefighter Death Determined As Line Of Duty

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Inmate Firefighter Crisanto Leo Lionell’s death Wednesday has been determined to be a Line of Duty Death by the U.S. Fire Administration. USFA’s narrative reads as follows;

Inmate Firefighter Collapses/Dies On Training Hike in Central California

An inmate firefighter assigned to Cuesta Fire Camp, located at the California Men’s Colony, died while taking part in a County/Cal Fire training program at Camp San Luis Obispo.Cal Fire Capt. Jane Schmitz said the inmate collapsed while hiking on the military base shortly after 3:30 Wednesday afternoon.

NFFF Memorial Weekend Video

Highlight video of NFFF Memorial weekend

Tragedy In Chicago, Two Firefighters Dead In Building Collapse

Two Chicago Fire Department firefighters, Edward Stringer and Cory Ankum died in the line of duty today in a building collapse in a warehouse blaze.

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