Tag Archives: LODD

Line of Duty Death in Bethalto, Illinois

We regret to inform you of a Line of Duty Death from Bethalto, Illinois tonight.  Reports indicate one Firefighter was killed while fighting a house fire.  We will bring you more as we get information. BETHALTO, Ill. (KMOV.com) — A firefighter died while fighting a house fire in Bethalto, Illinois Tuesday evening, authorities said.  The fire broke out on Culp ...

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LODD: Captain Succumbs to Injuries Sustained While Operating at a Four-Alarm Fire

Berwick, Maine: It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Captain Joel Barnes of the Berwick Fire Department. Shortly after the first arriving companies got on scene a Mayday was transmitted. No other information was released about circumstances leading up to the Mayday and subsequent death of the Captain. Four other firefighters were injured and were ...

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Line of Duty Death: FDNY Member Has Passed Away After Falling Off Bridge Per News Sources

For the second time in as many days we regret to bring you dreadful news.  This time it appears a FDNY member has passed away in the line of duty following a fall off a Bridge in Brooklyn.  Details are limited at this point, however he was working at the scene of a crash and may have lost his balance. ...

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Video: Police Dash Cam Video of The Explosion in Sun Prairie, WI Which Claimed the Life of a Firefighter

Newly released dash cam footage from a police vehicle of the moment a major gas explosion occurred in Sun Prairie, WI that claimed the life of Sun Prairie Fire Department Captain as they were in the process of evacuating the scene.  May he rest in peace and his family find some peace this holiday season.  This video was shared on ...

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Extensive Video Coverage: News Coverage of Worcester, MA Firefighter Christopher Roy’s Funeral Following His Line of Duty Death

Several video’s of Todays Funeral Coverage of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy.  December is a Horrific month in Worcester for Firefighters and their Families.  May Christopher Roy Rest in Peace.  To the men and women in Worcester we are very sorry for your loss.  To Christopher’s Family and daughter we are sorry for your loss as well.  Video’s posted by CBS Boston ...

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Line of Duty Death and Cancer in The Fire Service. You are Going to Want to Watch This Video

https://www.chicagotribune.com/news/media/109740846-132.html A great piece put together by the Chicago Tribune discussing what most of us on the job know and understand.  The video will bring most of you to tears as most of us on the job have lost loved brothers or sisters.  Please share this information with everybody you know.  Attention still needs to be brought to this subject and ...

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Gunman Who Shot and Killed a CPD Officer at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital Threatened to Shoot Up Chicago Fire Academy

Chicago Tribune – “The man who fatally shot a Chicago police officer, a doctor and a pharmacy resident at Mercy Hospital & Medical Center had threatened to shoot up the Chicago Fire Academy nearly five years ago after he was fired for “improper conduct” toward women there, a Fire Department official said. Juan Lopez, 32, made the threats to fellow ...

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LODD: Lieutenant Struck and Killed, Two Others Critically Injured After Semi Strikes Fire Truck

Firefighter Struck and Killed

  Article retrieved from: WDBJ7 “HANOVER Co., Va. (WDBJ7) – State Police say a firefighter was killed in a crash in Hanover County on Thursday evening. They say the Hanover County Fire and EMS stopped at a crash scene on I-295 for another two-vehicle crash. Police say despite having its emergency lights on, one of the stopped fire engines was ...

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Line of Duty Death: Maryland Firefighter Dies After Falling Thru Floor

It is with deep regret we inform you of a Line of Duty Death which occurred early this morning in Clarksville Maryland after falling thru a floor.  More on the fire is below.  Our prayers go out to the Firefighters family and brothers and sisters in the firefighting family. CLARKSVILLE, Md. —”Officials have identified a veteran Howard County firefighter who ...

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Line of Duty Death: Philadelphia, PA Fire Lieutenant Dies During Training Incident

We regret to pass on the news from Philadelphia that a Fire Captain who was injured during a training exercise yesterday has passed today.  More on the story below.  Our thoughts and prayers are once again with the members of the Philadelphia Fire Department and the Captain’s family.   Philly.com – “A 34-year veteran of the Philadelphia Fire Department died ...

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