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Funeral for Firefighter Killed While Aiding Motorist Set for Noon Today

Her funeral, which is being held at Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church on Winder Road near New Castle, is set to begin at noon.

USFA: Washington On-Duty Death

Chief Emeritus James Krouse, 72, of Colfax Fire Department (WA) on August 28, 2021.

USFA: New Jersey On-Duty Death

Lieutenant Donald J. Trout, 53, of the Middlesex County Hazardous Materials Unit.
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Spokane County (WA) Firefighter Dies at Brush Fire

An 18-year veteran of Spokane County Fire District No. 9 died Thursday at the scene of a brush fire, the firefighting agency reported.

LODD: 76-Year-Old Colfax (WA) Firefighter ‘Would Not Have Wanted to Go Out Any Other...

Krouse kept showing up to calls even though he was supposed to have been easing back. The man loved firefighting too much.

USFA: Alaska On-Duty Death

Engineer Justin Hansen, 37, of Central Mat-Su (AK) Fire Department on June 27, 2021.

USFA: Oregon On-Duty Death

Firefighter/Squad Boss Frumencio Ruiz Carapia, 56, of GE Forestry.

USFA: New York On-Duty Death

Firefighter Judy Spencer was acting as a spotter for the Barker Fire Department rescue truck; was hit when the apparatus was backing up.

LODD: Central Mat-Su (AK) Fire Department Engineer Justin Hansen

During his final shift he responded to multiple medical calls, a structure fire, and a significant wildland fire burning on a steep slope in an interface area.


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