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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: 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.

LODD Anniversary: Illinois Firefighter Killed When Engines Collide

On April 27, 2004 a firefighter died after the engine in which he was riding crashed into an engine from another department as they passed through an intersection.

LODD Anniversary: Maryland Firefighter Found with Facepiece Off Dies Days Later

The downed fire fighter was found with his gloves, helmet, hood, and facepiece removed.

LODD Anniversary: 10 Firefighters Killed in Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

2013 blast killed 9 volunteer firefighters and injured an off-duty captain.

LODD Anniversary: Maryland Firefighter Killed, Another Wounded, in Shooting During Welfare Check

On April 15, 2016, a firefighter/paramedic was killed, and another firefighter was seriously wounded when they were shot during a check on the welfare of a citizen.

LODD Anniversary: Wind-Driven Fire Kills Two Texas Firefighters

April 12, 2009, a career probationary fire fighter and a career captain were killed when they were trapped by rapid fire progression in a wind-driven residential structure fire.

LODD Anniversary: Illinois Firefighter Killed, Another Injured, in Flashover

A search and rescue crew had made entry into the house to search for a civilian who was entrapped at the rear of the house.

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