Line of Duty Deaths


January 3 - John Randle - Wamego City Fire Department, Kansas.

January 6 - Matthew LeTourneau - Philadelphia Fire Department, Pennsylvania. 

January 17 - Russell Achord - West Feliciana Parish Fire Protection District # 1 - Saint Francisville, Louisiana

January 17 - Derrick R. Webb, Hardy's Chapel Volunteer Fire Department, Cookville, Tennessee

January 24 - Dwayne "Yogi" Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands Fire Service, St. Croix, V.I.

February 12 - Jason Dickey, Lawrenceburg Fire Department, Lawrenceburg, Tennesee

February 14 - Richard Jenks, Pascoag Fire Department, Pascoag, Rhode Island

February 20 - Earnest McDuffie, Hinesville Fire Department, Hinesville, Georgia

February 25 - Christopher Pryor, LaVale Volunteer Fire Department, LaVale, Maryland

February 28 - Casey S Kuhns, Morrisville Fire Department, Morrisville, VT

March 10 - M.V. Hudson, New Louden Vol. Fire Department, New Loudon, Texas

March 12 - Stacey L Boulware, Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services, Marietta, GA

March 16 - Allen Headley, Plaquemines Parish Fire District #2, Belle Chase, Louisiana

March 16 - Rodney D. Baker, Jr, Madison Township-Kunkle Fire Department, Kunkle, OH

March 22 - Michael R. Davidsonm FDNY, New York, New York

March 22 - Ivan Flanscha, York City Dept. of Fire/Rescue Services, York, Pennsylvania

March 22 - Zachary Anthony, York City Dept. of Fire/Rescue Services, York, Pennsylvania

March 23 - Larry Marusik, Ellinger Volunteer Fire Dept, Lockhart, Texas

March 24 - Michael Edwards, Pratt Volunteer Fire Dept, Pratt, West Virginia

March 30 - Timothy W. Royce, Mapleton Fire Department, Mapleton, Minnesota

March 30 - Adam Taylor, Decatur County Fire Rescue, Bainbridge, Georgia

April 1 - Richard L. Garner Jr, Madison Fire Department, Madison, Wisconsin

April 3 - Caleb Scott, North Richland Hills Fire Rescue, North Richland, Texas

April 5 - Bernard Olive, Baytown Fire Department, Baytown, Texas

April 8 - Richard L. Sales, Reynolds Volunteer Fire Department, Asheville, North Carolina

April 17 - M. Kent Stillwagon, Greenlawn Fire Department, Greenlawn, New York

April 19 - Gregory Jackson, Fort Benning Fire Department, Fort Benning, Georgia

April 19 - Herbert Wilcox, Rocky Mount Volunteer Fire Department, Rocky Mount, Virginia

April 21 - Anthony Colacino, Sierra Conservation Center - California Department of Corrections & Rehabilitation,

                  Jamestown, California

April 25 - Philip Neubich, Spooner Fire District Department, Spooner, Wisconsin

April 29- Michael Godzak, Rostraver Township Volunteer Fire Department #1, Webster, Pennsylvania

April 30 - Jeffrey Holt, Lawrence Fire Department, Lawrence, Indianna

May 1 - Thelonious "Theo" Adams, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue, Las Vegas, Nevada

May 9 - Mark A Graziano, City of Hudson Fire Department, Hudson, New York

May 12 - William F. Brinza III, Cowskin Rural Fire District, Grove, Oklahoma

May 14 - Thomas A Cannon, Attleboro Fire Department, Attleboro, Massachusetts

May 28 - Juan J. Bucio, Chicago Fire Department, Chicago, Illinois

June 3 - Tony Spencer III, Engelhard Fire & Rescue, Engelhard, North Carolina

June 6 - Grant L Froman, Dover Township Volunteer Fire Department, Dover, Pennsylvania

June 10 - Dakota Snavely, East Side Fire Department, Albemarle, North Carolina

June 10 - Richard Loller, Jr, Weatherford Fire Departmemt, Weatherford, Texas

June 10 - Douglas C. Ambrozewycz, Perth Amboy Fire Department, Perth Amboy, New Jersey

June 14 - William Moore IV, Amelia County Volunteer Fire Department, Amelia Court House, Virginia

June 24 - Joe Patterson, Point Creek Joint Ems/Fire District, Greenfield, Ohio

June 25 - Dave Rosa, Long Beach Fire Department, Long Beach, California

June 26 - Devon Coney, Austin Fire Department, Austin, Texas

June 27 - Benny Hutchins, Philadelphia Fire Department, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

July 4 - Michael Goodnight, West Liberty Fire Department, Salisbury, North Carolina

July 4 - Michael F. Cherubini, Hague Volenteer Fire Department, Hague, New York

July 10 - Cory Barr, Sun Prairie Volunteer Fire Department, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

July 14 - Zachary J. Fakekas, New Hyde Park Fire Department, New Hyde Park, New York

July 23 - Nathan Flynn, Howard County Department of Fire & Rescue Services, Columbia, Maryland

July 26 - Jeremy Stoke, Redding Fire Department, Redding, California

July 27 - Don R. Smith, CAL Fire, Sacramento, California

July 29 - Brian Hughes, Sequola & Kings Canyon National Parks, Three Rivers, California

August 2 - Pasquale "Pepper" DiBenedetto, Englishtown Fire Department, Englishtown, New Jersey

August 8 - Barry Everett, DeKalb County Fire Rescue, Tucker, Georgia

August 9 - Andrew Brake, CAL Fire, Sacremento, California

August 10 - Madison "Maddy" Lee Clinton Jr, Friendship Volunteer Fire Department, Altus, Oklahoma

August 13 - Jeff Holden, Orange Rural Fire Department, Hillsborough, North Carolina

August 13 - Matthew Burchett, Draper City Fire Department, Draper, Utah



September 4 - Eric C Aarseth, Wildland Contract, State of Washington

September 7 - David Fischer, Sturgis Volunteer Fire Dept., South Dakota

September - Robert J. Phillips II, Memphis Fire Dept, Memphis, Michigan

October 4 - Russell Hayes, El Dorado Springs Volunter Fire Dept, El Dorado Springs, Missouri

October 11 - Brad Clark, Hanover County Fire & EMS, Hanover, Virginia

October 17 - Joshua Eugin, Saint David Fire District, Saint David, AZ

October 20 - Tom Henrich, Earling Fire and Rescue Department, Earling, IA

October 24 - Ken Hood, California Governor's Office of Emergency Services Fire & Rescue Division, California

November 3 - Dustin Grubbs, Magee Volunteer Fire Department, Magee, MS

November 7 - Dennis Straight, Charlotte Road-Van Wyck Volunteer Fire Department, Lancaster, S.C.

November 12 - Michael Lubig, Detroit Fire Department, Detroit, Michigan

November 15 - Daniel J Lucius, Carroll Township Fire & EMS, Oak Harbor, Ohio

November 22 - Michael Galay, Green Knoll Fire Rescue, Bridgewater, New Jersey


December 16 - John Ostergard, East Olympia Fire District 6, East Olympia, Washington

December 20 - Scott Dannheimer, Coal Township Fire Department, Coal Township, Pennsylvania

To date 83 Firefighters have died, 83 too many.

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