Please join us in remembering Firefighter Duane Kanoelehua Ibarra of the Maui Fire Department who died in the line of duty on this date 5 years ago at the age of 50.

Duane Kanoelehua Ibarra was born February 27‚ 1961. ‘Kanoe‚’ as he was known to family and many friends‚ was born in Honolulu and raised in Nanakuli on the island of O’ahu‚ Hawai’i. Growing up near the beach‚ he developed a love...
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Please join us in remembering Firefighter Brandon L. Little of the United Hook & Ladder Company #33 (PA) who died in the line of duty on this date 5 years ago at the age of 19.

Brandon was born on September 29‚ 1992‚ at Hanover Hospital in Hanover‚ Pennsylvania. His proud parents are Keith and Nancy Little‚ and loving brother‚ Shawn Little. Brandon graduated from New Oxford High School in...
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Please join us in remembering Firefighter Elmer Bell of the Choctaw Fire Dept. (MS) who died in the line of duty on this date 15 years ago at the age of 44.

Submitted by his wife

Elmer Bell‚ 44‚ firefighter‚ Choctaw Fire Department‚ died January 17‚ 2002‚ after being flown January 15‚ 2002 to University Hospital. He was injured during a fireman’s drills climbing the ladder with weights as...
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Join us in remembering Chief Jeremy Chris Adams of the Springfield Fire Department (FL) who died in the line of duty 10 years ago.

Submitted by his Niece

Jeremy ‘Chris’ Adams
Springfield Fire Department – Florida
Classification: Career
Rank: Fire Chief
Date of Death: January 16‚ 2007
Age: 40

Springfield Fire Chief Chris Adams‚ 40‚ of Springfield‚ Fla.‚ died unexpectedly Tuesday‚ Jan. 16‚...
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Please join us in remembering Firefighter Kenneth M. Hedrick of the Morningside Volunteer Fire Dept. (MD) who died in the line of duty 25 years ago today at the age of 18.

On January 12‚ 1992 Kenny was killed in the Line of Duty. He was a volunteer firefighter with Morningside Volunteer Fire Department in Maryland and had responded with his co-workers to a call for help from a family who...
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Ronald J. Osadacz Sr. passed away on January 11, 2000 after returning home from doing one of the things he loved most, helping others. He was a volunteer firefighter at the Morganville Volunteer Fire Company and was Assistant Chief at the time of his passing. He responded to the call early that morning just like he did every single other time that alarm would sound, and that was without...
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Please join us in remembering Fallen Firefighter Richard A. Majors of the Nashville Fire Department (TN). Majors died in the line of duty on this date in 2002 at the age of 45.

Richard A. Majors‚ 45‚ career firefighter‚ Nashville Fire Department‚ died January 11‚ 2002‚ when he suffered a heart attack after responding to several calls.
Sprinklers Save Lives! National Fallen Firefighters Foundation joins Common Voices and Phoenix Society to raise awareness about the importance of fire sprinklers and fire safety. [ Everyonegoeshome.com Link ]

Common Voices, National Fallen Firefighters Foundation and Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors Champion Fire Sprinklers After New Year's Day Fires in Massachusetts - Everyone Goes Home

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Please join us in remembering Firefighter David L. Crenshaw of the Anderson County Fire Department (SC) who died in the line of duty on this date 5 years ago at the age of 63.

David Crenshaw was born April 23‚ 1948‚ in Pendleton‚ South Carolina‚ and spent his life serving the citizens of Anderson County in numerous civil service positions.

He started as a volunteer firefighter at Pendleton...
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Please join us in remembering Lt. Leslie W. Gant Jr. of the Winslow Township Fire Department (NJ) who died in the line of duty on this date 13 years ago at the age of 46.

Submitted by his daughter

Lt. Leslie W. Gant Jr. was an incredible person‚ not just as a firefighter‚ but as a father‚ husband‚ family member and friend. He put his life on the line everyday to save strangers and never...
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Please join us in remembering Fire Chief Samuel Butler Sr. of the Evans Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department (NC) who died in the line of duty on this date 5 years ago at the age of 52.

Samuel Butler Sr. was born July 19‚ 1959‚ to Jessie Mae Mauldin. He was married to Brenda Strickland Butler for 32 years. Sam was the father of three children‚ Samuel Jr.‚ Clerissa‚ and Aaron. He also had...
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On January 7, 1985, Sauk Centre VFD (MN) Firefighters responded to a fire at Noah’s Ark Restaurant north of Sauk Centre.

Two firefighters died in the line of duty at the fire.

Firefighter Douglas E. Zabel (Pictured left)
Firefighter David J. Kane (Pictured right)

One other firefighter was able to make it out alive.

Read more about David Kane as written by his son: [ Saukherald.com Link ]
Please join us in remembering Firefighter William J. Elliott of the Pompano Beach Fire Rescue Department (FL) who died in the line of duty on this date 5 years ago at the age of 49.

William ‘Bill’ Elliott was born on Long Island‚ New York. He and his younger brother‚ John‚ and sister‚ Mary-Beth‚ moved to Lighthouse Point‚ Florida‚ with their parents in 1974.

Bill was a special person to so...
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Please join us in remembering Firefighter Sidney A. Hall of the Upland Volunteer Fire Department (IN) who died in the line of duty on this date 10 years ago at the age of 52.

Submitted by his Wife

On January 3‚ 2007‚ Sid responded to a residence fire with the department. He was the first to enter a smoke filled house‚ and he fell through a hole in the floor. He was rescued and airlifted to...
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Please join us in remembering Inmate Firefighter Leo L. Crisanto of the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation who died in the line of duty on this date 5 years ago at the age of 54.

Leo Lionel Crisanto died on January 4‚ 2012‚ while participating in daily‚ required training exercises with CAL-FIRE as part of his assignment to the Cuesta Fire Camp. He was participating with...
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Please join us in remembering Crew Boss Daniel Eric Rama of Grayback Forestry, Inc. (OR) who died in the line of duty 15 years ago today at the age of 28.

Submitted by his parents

Dan Rama was a wildland firefighter from Baker City‚ Oregon. He and four other firefighters were killed in a van rollover accident on June 21‚ 2002 while en route to the Hayman Fire in Colorado.

Dan grew up in...
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The National Fallen Firefighters wishes everyone a happy and safe new year in 2017!
Please join us in remembering Firefighter Phillip W. Townsend of the Dennison (TX) Fire Department. He died in the line of duty on December 30, 2006.

Submitted by his Son:

Phillip joined the fire department on December 1‚ 2005 until December 30‚ 2006-he was there two days shy of 13 months…

Phillip was very involved with his family his career and the community. He coached girls softball....
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