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Volunteer NM Firefighter Fatally Runs Over Another

59-year-old Janet Tracy, a volunteer firefighter from Caballo, was pronounced dead at the scene.

One EMT Ambushed in Tucson, AZ, Shooting Identified

Officials had withheld naming him because the agency does not typically release the names of people who are wounded.

Couple Indicted for Gender-Reveal Event That led to Wildfire Which Killed One Firefighter, Injured...

A pyrotechnic gender-reveal photo shoot went awry and sparked last year's deadly 22,680-acre El Dorado wildfire.

USFA: New Jersey On-Duty Death

Assistant Chief William “Billy” Shaffer, 53, responded to a vehicle fire on July 14. While at the scene, he was found unresponsive by other first responders.

N.J. Assistant Chief, 53, Dies in Line of Duty

Assistant Chief William Shaffer was first treated at the scene and then brought to Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset in Somerville, where he was pronounced dead.

Flags to be Lowered in Arizona to Honor Fallen Firefighters

Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags on all state buildings lowered to half-staff Tuesday to honor two wildland firefighting crew members killed in a plane crash in northwestern Arizona.

Retired Northwest Fire Chief Identified as Victim of Plane Crash

Former Northwest Fire Chief Jeff Piechura was confirmed as one of the two victims of an aircraft accident.

Two Firefighters Die as Plane Goes Down While Surveying Wildfire

The aircraft helping perform aerial reconnaissance and command and control over the Cedar Basin Fire burning near Wikieup crashed around noon.

Fire Reignites at Thai Factory

Despite efforts by firefighters to keep the highly flammable chemical styrene monomer from reigniting, flames broke out again for about an hour Tuesday afternoon.

Thailand Chemical Factory Fire Out; 60+ Injured, One Volunteer Firefighter Dead

More than 60 people were injured in the disaster, including a dozen emergency responders, and more than 30 of them were hospitalized. One man, identified as an 18-year-old volunteer firefighter, was killed in the blaze.


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