Line of Duty Death Archives

  • L.A. Firefighter Succumbs to Injuries

    The collapse injured four Los Angeles firefighters and two Los Angeles County firefighters.

    News • February 18th, 2011

  • Mississippi Firefighter Dies During Water Rescue

    A firefighter with the Toomsuba-Alamucha Volunteer Fire Department died Thursday night as he tried to save a man who fell into a pond while fishing.

    News • February 18th, 2011

  • N.Y. Firefighter Succumbs to Injuries From Fall

    A Garden City Park volunteer firefighter died Thursday from injuries he sustained while responding on Jan. 26.

    News • February 18th, 2011

  • Kentucky Forest Ranger Dies of Injuries

    Kentucky forest ranger died Thursday of injuries sustained while fighting a forest fire on Sept. 7. Donald S. Lam, 58, worked for the Kentucky Division of Forestry. Lam was clearing a fire break for containment at the base of a bluff when a burning snag...

    News • February 18th, 2011

  • Miss. Firefighter Dies After Leaving Fire

    A volunteer with the Unity Fire Department in Lee County died on Feb. 13 after leaving the scene of a fire.

    News • February 14th, 2011

  • USAF Airman Killed at Fire Station in Japan

    EAST CARROLL TOWNSHIP, Pa. -- A Cambria County man serving in the U.S. Air Force was killed in a tanker truck crash while serving in Japan, his family said. Airman 1st Class Derek Kozorosky was a 2007 graduate of Bishop Carroll High School...

    News • February 14th, 2011

  • NIOSH Releases Report on Kan. Firefighter LODD

    NIOSH investigators who probed the incident said in a report that the firefighter removed his face piece to clear the vomit from the nose cup.

    News • February 11th, 2011

  • N.C. Fire Chief Dies After Suffering Heart Attack

    A North Carolina fire chief who suffered an apparent heart attack after returning home from a brush fire last month died Saturday.

    News • February 7th, 2011

  • Six Firefighters Killed in China Wildfire

    Six Chinese firefighters were killed and two others were injured while battling a forest fire Saturday night, according to the Xinhua News Agency.

    News • February 7th, 2011

  • Illinois Responder Suffers Fatal Heart Attack

    An Avon first responder suffered a fatal heart attack Tuesday after responding to a call during a blizzard.

    News • February 4th, 2011

  • Indianapolis Battalion Chief Dies Following Shift

    An Indianapolis battalion chief died at his home on Feb. 1 hours after finishing a shift, according to the USFA.

    News • February 3rd, 2011

  • Georgia Firefighter Dies After Becoming Ill

    An Augusta firefighter collapsed and died on Jan. 29 behind the wheel of his personal vehicle while en route to the doctor's office after he fell ill at his fire station.

    News • February 2nd, 2011

  • N.C. Firefighter Collapses, Dies On Duty

    A Parkton volunteer firefighter died of an apparent heart attack while on duty Jan. 29.

    News • January 31st, 2011

  • Missouri Captain Collapses Responding to Fire

    A Missouri firefighter was stricken Friday while driving a tanker to a fire.Capt. Leslie "Les" Clark was a longtime member of Dixon Rural Fire Protection District, according to Missouri Fire Service Funeral Assistance Team. Visitation will be held from...

    News • January 23rd, 2011

  • Flashover Claims Maryland Firefighter

    A Lutherville volunteer firefighter was killed and two residents were injured in a four-alarm blaze that engulfed an apartment building.

    Video • January 19th, 2011