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Boone County, MO, Assistant Fire Chief Dies During Water Rescue

July 8, 2024
Boone County Fire Protection District Assistant Chief Matt Tobben was tossed overboard when his boat flipped.
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Widow of Cedar Falls, IA, Fire Captain Fights for Policy Change

June 21, 2024
A week after Cedar Falls Capt. Brad Sherwood died of a heart attack, his family was dropped from the city's health insurance.
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Funeral Service Set for Montgomery, WV, Fire Chief

June 20, 2024
Montgomery Fire Chief Benny Filiaggi was found unresponsive at his residence on June 14.
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NIOSH Makes Suggestions After Probe of Deadly Incident on Highway in Lower Merion Township, PA

June 19, 2024
Belmont Hills Firefighter Thomas Royds, 48, was struck and killed while operating on I-76.

NFPA: Firefighter LODDs in 2023 Second Highest in Decade

June 19, 2024
The 89 firefighters who perished while protecting their communities died of traumatic injuries, heart attacks, strokes and aneurysms, the NFPA analysis shows.