Tag Archives: Firefighter Death

Illinois Firefighter Dies in His Own House Fire

A member of the Leaf River Fire Department near Rockford, Illinois passed away in a fire in his own home early Friday morning.  The fire was upgraded to the 5th Alarm.  The Firefighter was 19 years old.  Our thoughts and prayers are with the members of his Department, surrounding Departments, and with his family.  More on the story below. LEAF ...

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Line of Duty Death in Wisconsin: Firefighter Struck at Accident Scene

(Article in Full) ENDEVOUR (WKOW) — “A volunteer firefighter succumbed to injuries after being struck by a vehicle at an accident scene. The incident occurred on southbound U.S. I-39 at mile marker 99.5. in Marquette County near the village of Endevour. The firefighter was part of a group of first responders assisting with an accident at that location when a southbound car entered the ...

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