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Memorial Service Today for Denver (CO) Firefighter Who Died on Duty

The service is at 11 a.m. at the Denver First Church, 3800 E. Hampden Ave., in Cherry Hills Village. It's open to the public.

USFA: Colorado On-Duty Death

Technician Jeffrey Billingsley, 42, of the Denver (CO) Fire Department.

NIOSH: Indiana Captain Suffers Fatal Heart Attack After Training

The autopsy found a thrombus (clot) in the left anterior descending coronary artery and severe atherosclerosis in multiple coronary arteries.

USFA: Ohio On-Duty Death

After returning from a mutual aid boat fire, Chief Douglas Dugan became short of breath and collapsed.

San Francisco Firefighter Dies after Fighting Parking Garage Fire

Longtime firefighter Christopher Yock, 58, died after responding to a fire involving six cars at an airport parking garage.

Wichita Firefighters Save One of Their Own at House Fire

Two firefighters carried him out of the home within 20 seconds, but he had no pulse and wasn't breathing.

NIOSH: Sudden Cardiac Event Claims Illinois Firefighter at Home after Shift

Autopsy findings included cardiomegaly, biventricular myocardial thickening, and left ventricular dilation. Two main arteries had calcified atherosclerotic plaque. The left anterior descending artery had significant stenosis.

USFA: North Carolina On-Duty Death

LaGrange firefighter suffered a heart attack at home.

Ohio Firefighter Dies after Collapsing on Fireground

Nelsonville Division of Fire, in Ohio, reports on the death of one if its firefighters during a structure fire.

NIOSH: Pennsylvania Airport Firefighter Suffers Heart Attack During Response

Firefighter failed to respond to a call and was found unconscious on the hallway floor.


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