On Saturday, April 29, a Chicago firefighter was killed and at least 10 other people injured, including several other firefighters, in a motor vehicle accident.
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The officers and members of the Harmony VFD wish to express their condolances to the family and the Chicago FD on this terrible accident. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Good Luck And Be Safe
Volunteer Fire Department
The Officers and Members of Heavy Rescue Co.1 of the Elmont FD wish to express our heartfelt condolences to the family of Lt. L C Murrell and the Chicago FD. May the Supreme Chief watch over the family and friends of Lt. Murrell and guide him to the Main Station.
Pete Rizzo Ex Capt
Heavy Rescue Co 1
Elmont FD Elmont NY
The Fairfax/Madison Place Fire-Rescue would like to express our most profound and heartfelt sympathy for the tragic loss of brother Lt. Merrell. May God bless the family and friends, as well as the brothers and sisters of the Chicago Fire Department.
Lt. Mark Milliron
Fairfax/Madison Place Fire-Rescue
The Officers and Members of the Comstock Township department of Fire & Rescue.
Wish to Express to the Families of Lt Merrell and the members of Truck 24 Our Condolances in your time of Grief.
May Healing be quick and fond Memories
The members of the Gamewell Fire Department wish to express our condolances to the family and members of the Chicago F.D. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Gamewell Fire Dept.
The Richmond, Virginia Department of Fire and Emergency Services, is sadden to learn of the passing of Fire Lieutenant L. C. Merrell, of the Chicago Fire Department, in the line of duty.
Words can never expressed to hurt that we feel when we loose a fellow brother or sister in the line of duty. One would guess that the alarm bells was false, and we have lost another brave member of our family to a false alarm call.
May God bless Lt. Merrell's family, his fire company and the members of the Chicago Fire Department. May his death not be forgotten and that he will rest in peace.
The members of the Burton Fire District would like to express deep regret for the loss of another one of our brothers. We send condolences to the family and friends of Lt. Merrell and the fine city of Chicago who lost a hero yesterday.
the members of tri-twp fire dept, in st. charles mi express our condolances to our fellow fire fighting family in chicago. our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
fire fighter/medical first responder
tri-twp fire dept. st. charles mi
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The members of the Sylacauga Fire Department would like to express our condolences to the Family and to the Chicago F.D. in their loss of Lt. L.C. Murrell. May God be with you all in this time of sorrow.
Sylacauga Fire Dept.
In this most difficult of times I would like send a message of heart felt sorrow to the family of Lt.Merrell and his company Truck #24. You, and all the memebers of the CFD are in the thoughts and prayers of the members of the Boston Fire Department.
On behalf of Marlborough Firefighters Local 1714/IAFF/PFFM, please accept our condolences on the death of Lt. Merrell and pray for the recovery of FF Seiver and the other FFs injured in the collision.
We boldly go where no one else dares...
take care and stay safe
On behalf of all Kuwait Fire Fighters, I would like to express my condolances to the family and members of the Chicago Fire Dept. Eventhough we are thousands of miles away, but when a brother firefighter any whefre in the world goes down, we feel like it is one of us that who gave his/her life in the line of duty. There are no words that can express our sadness for the loss of Fire Lieutenant L. C. Merrell.
Ali H. Asad
Asst. Chief Fire Officer
Kuwait Oil Company
Kuwaiti Wild Well Killers
Kuwait - Ahmadi
From the members of THE NCFD and Local #3648, our sympathies and condolences go to the family of Lt. L.C.Merrel. We also pray for the speedy recovery of F.F. Rodney Sevier.
God Speed and God Bless,
Engineer, Station #4
North Charleston F.D.
Members of Harrison Firefighters Local 3204 send our condolences and sympathy in the loss of Lt. Merrell. Your loss is all of ours.
President, Local 3204
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As another brother falls and flags go to half staff, we all hang our heads and pray that it soon will stop. The senseless loss of life of our brothers and sisters is a tragedy. Our prayers are with the memebers of the Chicago Fire Department. We also greive with and pray with the family of our fallen brother. May god watch over them as they struggle to deal with their loss. God watch over his children and help them understand that their father is a hero.
Stan, Karen, Trey, Ryan
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On behalf of the Fort Leavenworth Firefighters, we send our thoughts and
prayers to our Brothers and Sisters of the Chicago Fire Department today in
the tragic loss of Truck 24's Lieutenant Merrell. We ask St. Florian to
accompany Lt. Merrell as he enters his new duty station at Headquarters
Station Heaven, and meets our Eternal Chief. With sincere sympathy, Michael
L. Kuk, PhD.; Fort Leavenorth, Kansas-Fire & Emergency Services
The members of Dresden Fire Department wish to pass on their condolences to the family, friends and fellow members of the Chicago Fire Department on the passing of Lt. L.C. Merrell. May God be with you in this time of need.
the officers and members of the ford heights fire dept were sorry to hear the death of a fellow brother fall in the line of duty we offer our sympanthy to the members of the chicago fire dept and truck 24
The Helanville VFD wish to express our condolances to the family and the Chicago FD.
Our prayers are with you.
May god bless the family of Lt.LC Murell.
The helanville VFD.