Line of Duty

NIOSH LODD Report: Mississippi Captain Dies after Fitness Training

06/22/2017

The Captain smoked one pack of small cigars per day for 50 years.

NIOSH LODD Report: Heart Attack Claims New York Firefighter

06/13/2017

Atherosclerotic coronary heart disease was listed as the immediate cause of death of the 40-year old volunteer.

On-Duty Deaths Under Search, 2011 – 2016

06/12/2017

It’s not as bad as what you might be led to believe.

NIOSH LODD Report: Michigan Captain Dies after Winterizing Fire Boat

06/08/2017

The Captain’s coronary heart disease (CHD) was undiagnosed prior to this incident.

NIOSH LODD Report: Houston Southwest Inn Fire

05/31/2017

Review lessons learned on the anniversary of a commercial structure fire that claimed four firefighters and injured several others.

NIOSH LODD Report: D.C. Firefighters Killed in Townhouse Fire

05/30/2017

A look back on the anniversary of the Cherry Road fire.

NIOSH LODD Report: Toledo Firefighters Killed

05/11/2017

Engine 7 reported heavy heat conditions in the second-floor apartment while trying to search.

NIOSH LODD Report: Philadelphia Firefighter Dies in Structure Fire

04/18/2017

Report lists several contributing factors in the death of a career firefighter inside a residential structure fire.

NIOSH LODD Report: Texas Fertilizer Plant Explosion

04/17/2017

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

NIOSH LODD Report: Virginia Firefighter Killed in Wind Driven Fire

04/17/2017

2008 fire was the first LODD in the department’s 41-year history.

NIOSH LODD Report: Colorado Firefighter Falls Through Roof

04/13/2017

Truck 8 engineer stepped onto a translucent corrugated roof panel, which cracked under his weight.

Six Months

03/28/2017

A significant milestone in our fatality data happened this month, but did anyone notice?

NIOSH LODD Report: Boston Back Bay Fire Tragedy

03/27/2017

Wind driven fire claims two firefighters on March 26, 2016.

 

Line of Duty Deaths: Learn, Live & Never Forget

03/27/2017

Brian Gettemeier shares a weekly calendar of firefighter fatality investigation reports for our education and to honor the fallen.

NIOSH LODD Report: Sudden Cardiac Death Claims Michigan Sergeant

03/23/2017

49-year old firefighter was found unresponsive in the bunkroom after being sick the night before.

Phoenix Southwest Supermarket Fire, 2001

03/14/2017

Revisit the lessons learned from the fatal fire that claimed Firefighter Bret Tarver and injured four others.

NIOSH LODD Report: Teen New York Lieutenant Dies in House Fire

03/13/2017

Lack of crew integrity, improper SCBA use and inexperience are among the contributing factors in this firefighter’s death.

Photos: Late West Burlington (IA) Firefighter Laid to Rest

03/08/2017

The West Burlington (IA) Fire Department recently laid to rest a member who was killed in a crash last month, and fire photographer Tim Olk shared some photos from the service.

Photos: West Burlington (IA) LODD Funeral

03/08/2017

January 2017 On-Duty Death Details

03/01/2017

Vehicle Collision was the leading cause of death for January.

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