Abou-Arab set fire to a building the killed Toledo firefighters Jamie Dickman and Stephen Machcinski in 2014.
On July 4, 2002, a volunteer fire chief, a volunteer deputy fire chief, and a career fire fighter died when a residential structure collapsed, trapping them, along with four fire fighters and an officer who survived.
Victim found deceased at his home from an apparent heart attack.
On Friday, July 1, 1988, as firefighters from the Hackensack (N.J.) Fire Department prepared for the holiday weekend, calls began pouring in reporting flames and smoke coming from the roof of the Hackensack Ford Dealership. The entire Hackensack Fire Department—all 100 firefighters—responded to the fire. After approximately 1 hour of operations, five of them had lost their lives.
Our priority is ensuring the health and safety of the families of the fallen and all who attend the National Memorial.
19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots were overcome after a change in wind direction pushed the flames back toward their position.
Robert Lee Beckner, 36, of Iaeger, was charged with first-degree murder and three counts of first-degree arson.
On June 25, 2018, a 45-year-old career Captain suffered a fatal gunshot wound and another fire fighter suffered a gunshot injury while responding to a fire alarm at a high-rise senior apartment building.
To date, 40 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020.
A GoFundMe page has been created for fallen Iaeger firefighter Russ Roberson.