02-18-2001, 03:41 PM #1
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Two Ill. Firefighters Killed Battling House Fire
Please post condolences for two Illinois firefighters killed battling a house fire Saturday.
Two Illinois Firefighters Killed Battling House Fire
ASHTON, Ill. (AP) -- Two volunteer firefighters were killed and four others were injured battling a house fire early Saturday, according to officials.
Seven volunteer fire departments responded to the morning fire, which began in the basement of a house in the Lee County community. The fire spread throughout the building, and the first floor of the house apparently collapsed into the basement, according to fire officials.
02-18-2001, 04:38 PM #2P.P.Firehouse.com Guest
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family and department members in Ashton.
02-18-2001, 05:02 PM #3ILFiremanFirehouse.com Guest
The thoughts and prayers with deep sorrow from the Savanna, IL Fire Department go out to the Family, members of the Ashton Fire Department and too the residence of Ashton.
02-18-2001, 05:48 PM #4Engine 101Firehouse.com Guest
Behalf of Fire Chief Peter Bryan and the members of the Monrovia Fire Department inclduding myself we send our most deepest condolences thoughts and best wishes to the familys of our 2 fallen brothers, And hope that the lord comfort them through this most difficult time, May the lord be with you
02-18-2001, 06:24 PM #5Pastor DawnFirehouse.com Guest
I can only express my deepest sorrow. Both families as well as the Department are in my prayers and the prayers of all of those on our prayer chain. Words fail at a time like this. So I can only send my love and concern and warm thoughts.
Rest in Peace our Brothers, until we all meet again.
Reverend DawnMarie Lafferty
02-18-2001, 06:27 PM #6Pelican631Firehouse.com Guest
My thoughts and condolences to the family, friends, and fellow firefighters. You are all in my prayers.
02-18-2001, 06:46 PM #7csgosFirehouse.com Guest
My wife and I offer our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the families of our two brother firefighters who died in the line of duty in Illinois, along with their fire department and their town.
We pray God's comfort will surround you all
Chester and Donna Gosdin
Fulton County Georgia
02-18-2001, 07:22 PM #8FFShootyFirehouse.com Guest
The Crisfield Fire (MD) Department wishes to express our heartfelt condolences and sympathies to the families of Brothers McKean and Talley and to the members of the Ashton Fire Department our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. May the comforting hands of our Infinate Creator touch each one of you.
02-18-2001, 08:15 PM #9LtRandyFirehouse.com Guest
St. Joseph, Michgan L1670 IAFF Fire Fighters pass along our condolences to the familys of the two Illinois fire fighters killed in the line of duty Saturday.
02-18-2001, 08:22 PM #10G CookFirehouse.com Guest
Our condolences go out to the family of the deceased brother firefighters from Ashton. Also that to the entire community. May god bless and look over all.
Rock Falls Fire Dept.
02-18-2001, 08:46 PM #11Bobby HunterFirehouse.com Guest
The members of the Upper Montgomery County VFD in Montgomery County Maryland send their deepest regards to the Family and friends of the two fallen FireFighters. We are all deeply sadden by this tragic event.
02-18-2001, 08:51 PM #12FyredogFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of Chief Gary Griffin and the members of the Port Byron Fire Department, I wish to extend our condolences to the Families and Friends of the fallen Firefighters of the Ashton Illinois Fire Protection District. Our prayers are with you in your time of grief.
Captain Michael Poel
Port Byron Fire Department
Port Byron, Illinois
02-18-2001, 09:46 PM #13JOHN DOUGLASFirehouse.com Guest
AS A MEMBER OF THE SANSOM PARK,TEXAS VFD OUR HEART GO OUT TO THE FAMILIES OF THE FIREFIGHTERS THAT WHERE KILLED. OUR DEPARTMENT RECENTLY HAD THE SECOND YEAR TRIBUTE TO ONE OF OUR FALLEN ON FEBRUARY 15TH .OUR DEPARTMENT HAS BECAME A STRONGER DEPARTMENT DUE TO THE TRAGEDY AND I HOPE THAT YOUR DEPARTMENT CAN ALSO..
REMEMBER ONE THING....
FALLEN BUT'NEVER FORGOTTEN
02-18-2001, 10:11 PM #14Reed EmbleyFirehouse.com Guest
Having recently gone through a firefighters death of our own, I want to offer the firefighters of Ashton, IL my deepest condolences! To the families of LT Clint Talley and Firefighter Mike McKean I offer my prayers and support in any way I can. Your loss is tragic.
May you all learn from this tradegy -- if you don't, Clint and Mike died in vain. Treasure your memories of both of these brave men that died trying to help save life and property!
02-18-2001, 10:22 PM #15tsontFirehouse.com Guest
May they rest in eternal peace and may the Good Lord watch over and protect the brothers and loved ones that they left behind. Condolences to the families and brothers and sisters of their department.
Tom Sontheimer FF/EMT
02-18-2001, 10:24 PM #16Marty MaynardFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of my family, we offer our condolences to the families of the firefighters and the members of the Ashton Ill. Fire Dept.
02-18-2001, 10:25 PM #17Beach LadderFirehouse.com Guest
May our brothers Clint and Mike rest in peace. I offer a prayer to the familes of these brave firefighters.
Martin C. Grube
Virginia Beach VA
02-18-2001, 10:32 PM #18gfpd25Firehouse.com Guest
may god be with the families and the brothers of the ashton fire district in their time of tragedy and grief.
from the GREENVILLE FIRE PROT.DIST.
02-18-2001, 10:42 PM #19glenrosefdFirehouse.com Guest
The hearts and prayers of the Glen Rose FD go out to the family and staff of our two fallen heros.
02-18-2001, 11:18 PM #20pcbddFirehouse.com Guest
my deepest sympathy to the guys, my prayers to the families, my thoughts to.. why?
Lorain Fire Dept
02-18-2001, 11:34 PM #21Jeff WarrenFirehouse.com Guest
My sympathy goes out to the families of our fallen brothers in Ashton. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
02-18-2001, 11:48 PM #22firefighter421Firehouse.com Guest
The thoughts and prayers of the fire department of Pleasent Valley, Missouri go out to our brothers in Ashton and to the families of those who were lost. "You will never be forgotten."
02-18-2001, 11:53 PM #23msharp803Firehouse.com Guest
May God bless our brothers that made the ultimate sacrifice, and may he comfort and heal the families and co- workers. Take care brothers!
Captain Mike Sharp
Washington Parish Fire
02-19-2001, 12:37 AM #24Hollywd14Firehouse.com Guest
On behalf of Eng. Co. 14 Butler County Pa.
Please accept our condolences.
Mark A. Lauer
02-19-2001, 01:29 AM #25Jim-ECFR1768Firehouse.com Guest
On behalf of Chief Wayne McGlothren and the sister and brother firefighters at Escambia County Fire/Rescue, Station 17, our deepest sorrow and sympathies to our fallen brothers' families, friends and brothers and sisters from Ashton VFD. No words can comfort, may prayers help.
West Pensacola VFD
ECFR "Fightin' 17"
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