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Earnest McDuffie, 51 - Hinesville, GA
2/20/2018
Name: Earnest McDuffie Rank: Captain Age: 51 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 16 Date of Incident: 02/20/2018 Time of Incident: 1830hrs Date of Death: 02/20/2018 Fire Department: Hinesville Fire Department Address: 103 Liberty St, Hinesville, GA 31313 Fire Department Chief: Lamar Cook Incident Description: While performing fire department mandated physical fitness training, Captain Earnest McDuffie was running at a local park and fell unconscious. CPR was re....more
Richard Jenks, 72 - Pascoag, RI
2/14/2018
Name: Richard Jenks Rank: Lieutenant Age: 72 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 33 Date of Incident: 02/14/2018 Time of Incident: 0815hrs Date of Death: 02/14/2018 Fire Department: Pascoag Fire Department Address: 105 Main Street, Pascoag, RI 02859-3104 Fire Department Chief: Harold “Butch” Carter Incident Description: Lieutenant Richard Jenks collapsed while fighting a residential chimney fire. Other responders performed CPR on Lieutenant Jenks and transpor....more
Jason Dickey, 38 - Lawrenceburg, TN
2/12/2018
Name: Jason Dickey Rank: Firefighter Age: 38 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 8 Date of Incident: 02/12/2018 Time of Incident: 1630hrs Date of Death: 02/12/2018 Fire Department: Lawrenceburg Fire Department Address: 232 W Gaines ST NBU #2, Lawrenceburg, TN 38464-3666 Fire Department Chief: Jay K. Moore Incident Description: Firefighter Jason Dickey died from injuries sustained in a structural collapse while operating at the scene of a residential structure ....more
Dwayne "Yogi" Thomas, 57 - St. Croix, VI
1/4/2018
Name: Dwayne "Yogi" Thomas Rank: Firefighter/Driver-Operator Age: 57 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 22 Date of Incident: 01/24/2018 Time of Incident: 0049hrs Date of Death: 01/04/2018 Fire Department: U.S. Virgin Islands Fire Service Address: 3019 Orange Grove, St. Croix, VI 00820 Fire Department Chief: Larry Johnson Incident Description: Shortly after driving a tanker to the scene of a structure fire, Firefighter/Driver-Operator Dwayne "Yogi" Thomas assist....more
Derrick Ryan Webb, 31 - Cookville, TN
1/17/2018
Name: Derrick Ryan Webb Rank: Firefighter Age: 31 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: Pending Date of Incident: 01/17/2018 Time of Incident: Pending Date of Death: 01/17/2018 Fire Department: Hardy’s Chapel Volunteer Fire Department Address: 2275 Standing Stone HWY, Cookville, TN 38506-7808 Fire Department Chief: Henry Webb Incident Description: Firefighter Derrick Ryan Webb fell ill while preparing a training drill at the fire station. Webb was found unrespon....more
Russell Achord, 48 - Saint Francisville, LA
1/17/2018
Name: Russell Achord Rank: Deputy Fire Chief Age: 48 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 24 Date of Incident: 01/17/2018 Time of Incident: 0905hrs Date of Death: 01/17/2018 Fire Department: West Feliciana Parish Fire Protection District #1 Address: 9892 W Feliciana PKWY POB 1190, Saint Francisville, LA 70775-1190 Fire Department Chief: James R. Wood Incident Description: While at the scene of a motor vehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer that had run o....more
Matthew LeTourneau, 42 - Philadelphia, PA
1/6/2018
Name: Matthew LeTourneau Rank: Lieutenant Age: 42 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 11 Date of Incident: 01/06/2018 Time of Incident: 0851hrs Date of Death: 01/06/2018 Fire Department: Philadelphia Fire Department Address: 240 Spring Garden ST, Fire Administration Building, Philadelphia, PA 19123-2991 Fire Department Chief: Fire Commissioner Adam K. Thiel Incident Description: Lieutenant Matthew LeTourneau of Philadelphia Fire Department Engine 45 succumbed to....more
John Randle, 67 - Wamego, KS
1/2/2018
Name: John Randle Rank: Firefighter Age: 67 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 14 Date of Incident: 01/01/2018 Time of Incident: 0450hrs Date of Death: 01/02/2018 Fire Department: Wamego City Fire Department Address: 514 Plum St POB 86, Wamego, KS 66547-0086 Fire Department Chief: Phil Stultz Incident Description: At 0450hrs, January 1, 2018, the Wamego Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire. Upon completion of the call and after returning to....more
Jeffrey S. White, 53 - Oklahoma City, OK
12/26/2017
Name: Jeffrey S. White Rank: Lieutenant Age: 53 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 23 Date of Incident: 12/26/2017 Time of Incident: 1500hrs Date of Death: 12/26/2017 Fire Department: Oklahoma City Fire Department Address: 820 NW 5th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73106 Fire Department Chief: Richard A. Kelley Incident Description: Lieutenant Jeffrey S. White succumbed to complications from a medical condition on December 26th, 2017. Lieutenant White was assigned to Fir....more
Jason Garrett, 46 - Kansas City, KS
12/26/2017
Name: Jason Garrett Rank: Firefighter-Paramedic Age: 46 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 5 Date of Incident: 12/26/2017 Time of Incident: Pending Date of Death: 12/26/2017 Fire Department: Kansas City Kansas Fire Department Address: 815 N 6th ST, Kansas City, KS 66101 Fire Department Chief: Acting Chief James Zeeb Incident Description: Fellow responders discovered Firefighter-Paramedic Jason Garrett deceased in the firehouse bunkroom when he did not appear fo....more
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