Early this morning at a two alarm blaze in North East D.C., a brother was killed while fighting the devil. He was a member of Engine 10. Three other firefighters are in CRITICAL condition at Medstar Burn Unit. Our prayers should go out to the families of these brothers, and all they left behind. Britt
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Thread: Line of Duty Death in D.C.
05-30-1999, 09:00 AM #1MD FF EMT-PFirehouse.com Guest
Line of Duty Death in D.C.
05-30-1999, 09:39 AM #2mfgentiliFirehouse.com Guest
Just read this before going to church. Will say a special prayer for our deceased brother and for the speedy recovery of the 3 injured members.
05-30-1999, 11:05 AM #3SBrooksFirehouse.com Guest
A Prayer for our fallen brothers,
Firefighter Anthony Phillips
Firefighter Lewis Matthews
May you rest in peace.
Berwyn Heights Vol. Fire Dept.
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05-30-1999, 12:38 PM #4BNN14Firehouse.com Guest
F/F Phillips has given the Supreme Sacrafice, May He Rest in Peace. My Condolences to his Family & Friends and the Men & Women of the DCFD. Also I will keep the 3 Critically Burned F/F's in My thoughts and Prayers.
05-30-1999, 12:53 PM #5jaxfirerescueFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of the entire Jacksonville Florida Fire and Rescue Department, our sympathy to the family and friends of our fallen brother and prayers to the quick recovery of the injured.
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05-30-1999, 01:24 PM #7cfdtxFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of the entire Commerce Texas Fire Department, we express our sympathy to the family and friends of our fallen brother and prayers to the quick recovery of the injured.
Lt. J.W. Pretre
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05-30-1999, 02:58 PM #8Canman/R-4Firehouse.com Guest
I would like to say to the families of the four brothers in D.C., I am praying for you and hope the best for the three men in the Medstar burn unit. And to Brother Phillips, I'll see you in Hevan someday.
05-30-1999, 03:18 PM #9ORLANDOFIREFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of all the brothers and sisters from the Orlando Fire Department, we send you our condolences and prayers for your tragic loss. May you be blessed and looked over during this difficult time. We are here for you....OFD L-1365 FF David Harris
05-30-1999, 03:33 PM #10REVMEDICFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of our Fire Company, our prayers are with the injuried brother firefighters, and their families. Prayers will be said for the fallen brother, and his family. God be with you all through this tragity.
05-30-1999, 03:47 PM #11Chief47AFirehouse.com Guest
The members of Engine/Squad 47 wish to express our deepest sympathy to our brother & sister firefighters. Once again one of our finest has paid the supreme sacrifice. Our prayers are with the family & friends of the Phillips family and our prayers for a speedy recovery go to the 3 burned firefighters. For all of you firefighters out there...Hug your wife, children or someone you love for an extra few seconds before you go to work, then go do the job.
05-30-1999, 04:17 PM #12PGFD19Firehouse.com Guest
On behalf of the personnel from Station 19 in Prince George's County, all of our thoughts and prayers go out to our brothers and sisters of the District of Columbia Fire Department on such a sad day. To the families of those hurt or fallen in this awful event, we hope that we can learn from this fire and prevent further lives be taken in the future. To F/F Phillips family, we are saddened by your loss and to all the others, a speedy recovery from your wounds. We share your loss. Your Brothers from Fire Station 19
05-30-1999, 04:57 PM #13Americas HeroesFirehouse.com Guest
From all of us at "America's Heroes" (tm) our condolences to the family, comrades and friends of F/F Phillips. May his memory be an inspiration to us all.
Also we will include our three comrades who were severely injured, in our prayers. May Heaven grant them strength in their battle, comfort for their pain and a full and speedy recovery.
05-30-1999, 05:58 PM #14cwernerFirehouse.com Guest
It is with great sadness that I read todays Firehouse headlines. I took a moment to be close with my family today realizing once again the precious time that we all have. Our prayers are with the families with all that were killed or injured. God Bless.
05-30-1999, 06:17 PM #15PGTICK98Firehouse.com Guest
05-30-1999, 06:19 PM #16PGTICK98Firehouse.com Guest
The memebers of the Bowie VFD Co39 would like to send our deepest regrets and sympahty to the family of FF Phillips and the fellow brothers and sister of the DCFD in the lose of FF Phillips and the injuries to the other firefighters.
members of Co39
05-30-1999, 06:21 PM #17L.RaglandFirehouse.com Guest
My prayers & sympathy are with the families & friends of the Phillips family. As well as, for the 3 burned firefighters and their families and loved ones. I pray for your speedy recovery. For everyone, firefighter's or not...Take time to Hug & Kiss your spouse, children and/or someone you love for those extra few minutes before leaving for work, because we never know when it will be our last.
May God Be With You,
Lori Ragland, FF/PM
City Of Norfolk
Norfolk Fire & Paramedical Services
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05-30-1999, 06:23 PM #18jchislingFirehouse.com Guest
The members of the Truro FireFighter's Associaton wish to express our deepest sympathy and send our condolences to the families of our deceased brother and injured brothers. This is a tragic time and we are here if you need us. Truro Fire Fighter's, Truro Nova Scotia Canada L1627
05-30-1999, 06:55 PM #19Paul LoganFirehouse.com Guest
On behalf of the Town of Madison (WI) Fire Department I would like to offer our deepest sympathies on your loss and to wish the injured brothers a speedy recovery.
Dispatcher, Dane County Public Safety ( 9-1-1 )
Town of Madison F.D.
05-30-1999, 07:11 PM #20firesmithFirehouse.com Guest
My thoughts and prayers to our fallen brother and those injuried. To their families, my prayers and thoughts are with you as well.
Heaven has just taken one of the family home. May God speed and guide your recovery.
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