Baxter Springs (KS) Fire Department Lieutenant Badly Burned in House Fire

While fighting the fire, the lieutenant sustained injuries and was transported a burn unit.

Columbus (OH) Fire to Be Honored at Awards Luncheon

One battalion chief, one lieutenant, and two firefighters will be honored.

USFA: South Carolina On-Duty Death

Lieutenant Andrew Orphanoudakis, 56, of the Hardeeville (SC) Fire Department.

USFA: Indiana On-Duty Death

Engineer Mark Gillam, 58, of the Elwood (IN) Fire Department.

USFA: Maryland On-Duty Death

Firefighter/EMT Kelly Frye, 55, of the City of Cumberland (MD) Fire Department.

USFA: Kentucky On-Duty Death

Firefighter Joseph “Joey” Wright, 39, of the Nichols (KY) Fire Protection District.