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LODD Anniversary: North Carolina Captain Dies, Nine Firefighters Injured in Medical Building Fire

At 1228 hours, dispatch sent two engines, one truck, and a squad company to an automatic fire alarm at a multi-story medical building.

LODD Anniversary: Connecticut Lieutenant, Firefighter Unresponsive in Apartment Fire

The victims and two additional crew members were tasked with conducting a primary search for civilians.

LODD Anniversary: Illinois Firefighter Dies in Collapse at House Fire

Several members of the ventilation crew verbally reported to each other that the floor was spongy about halfway to the door.

LODD Anniversary: Captain and Engineer Killed During Search in California Fire

Crews conducted a search for the victims and found them in a back bedroom where they had been overcome by a rapid fire event

LODD Anniversary: Heart Attack Claims Texas Engineer

The Pump Operator/Engineer had a long history of coronary heart disease.

LODD Anniversary: New Jersey Chiefs, Firefighter Killed in Collapse

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.

LODD Anniversary: California Captain Fatally Shot, Firefighter Wounded at Apartment Fire Investigation

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.

LODD Anniversary: Nine Firefighters Die in South Carolina Commercial Structure Fire

On June 18, 2007, nine career fire fighters died when they became disoriented and ran out of air in rapidly deteriorating conditions inside a burning commercial furniture showroom and warehouse facility.

LODD Anniversary: Colorado Lieutenant Dies in Residential Structure Fire

They felt heat and believed they had fire in the attic above them, so they backed out to regroup at the top of the stairs.

LODD Anniversary: North Carolina Firefighter Dies After Becoming Disoriented in Strip Mall Fire

On April 30, 2016, a 20-year-old firefighter died after he ran out of air and became disoriented while fighting a fire in a commercial strip mall.


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