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Wildland Firefighter Dies in Off-Duty Fall in Mississippi

Batson decided to take a shortcut from the top of the bluff to a grassy area below by jumping a fence, but he jumped too far.

Augusta Fire Department Mourns Sudden Loss of Lieutenant

Lt. Jenkins came from a firefighting family, was known in the department as a person who could be counted on for a good laugh, and served the people of Augusta, Georgia, for 40 years.

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.

Georgia Firefighter Dies During Off-Duty Recreational Dive

Fire Chief Dwayne Jamison said firefighters recovered the victim, an off-duty Gwinnett County firefighter later identified by the coroner as Robert Fernandez.

North Carolina Firefighter Dies Suddenly After Shift

A Union County deputy provided care for Captain McGarvey until the Waxhaw Fire Department arrived, but despite resuscitation efforts, McGarvey was pronounced dead.

Famed Boston Fire Commissioner, Chief Leo Stapleton Passes Away

Stapleton was a popular speaker at fire conferences and seminars across the country and has received numerous awards for his contributions to the fire service, including a Lifetime Achievement Award from Fire Engineering magazine in 2006.

Texas Firefighter Dies after Lengthy Battle Against COVID-19

Roger Dean served as a firefighter and paramedic for the Seguin Fire Department since 2018.

St. Marys, Georgia Firefighter Dies on First Shift

The newly hired St Marys firefighter was working his first shift over the weekend.

Illinois Firefighter Dies of Injuries from Fire on Family Property

A Marshall County firefighter has died after suffering severe burns in a fire at a family property over the weekend.

Delaware Fire Police Officer Dies after Being Struck at Crash Scene

Madara was standing behind the truck when she was struck and killed.


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