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FF Cardiac Health

TEXAS FIRE CHIEF DIES IN THE LINE OF DUTY FOLLOWING WORKING FIRE (Husband of well known Fire Chaplain)

We regret to pass on that Forest Bend Fire Department (Webster, Texas near Houston) Fire Chief John Norris has died in the Line of Duty. Chief Norris is the husband of nationally known Fire Chaplain Wendy Norris. Chief Norris died of a heart attack at home after operating at a structure fire in Friendswood, Texas....
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INDIANA FIREFIGHTER DIES INSIDE APPARATUS AT THE SCENE OF A RUN

We regret to pass on that veteran Firefighter David Phelps of the Prairieton Fire Department in Terre Haute, Indiana died in the Line of Duty. Firefighter Phelps was found deceased inside a fire apparatus at a fire scene Thursday evening. He had died of an apparent medical emergency. NOTE: Firefighter Phelps was 74 years old and had...
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YOU ARE INVITED: USFA FIRE SUMMIT (Virtually or In-Person)

U.S. Fire Administrator, Dr Lori Moore Merrelll and the USFA will host the “2nd Annual U.S. Fire Administrator’s Summit on Fire Prevention and Control” on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland. YOU are invited to be part of this exclusive event (in person or virtually) that will discuss the issues (and solutions)...
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9/11/2023 – RESOURCES FOR FIREFIGHTERS (Especially Our Younger Ones)

While we all take time to remember the attacks on our nation, and the murderers of thousands, below are some documentaries and clips related to that day. …OF IMPORTANT NOTE:  A heartbreaking milestone haunts this year’s 9/11 anniversary — 341 FDNY members have now died of Ground Zero-related illnesses, nearly equaling the death toll for...
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OHIO FIRE CHIEF DIES IN THE LINE OF DUTY AT FIRE SCENE

We regret to pass on that Fire Chief Matt Hanenkrath of the South Richland Fire Department (near Defiance) died in the Line of Duty today of a cardiac event. Chief Hanenkrath was on a fire scene and started experiencing shortness of breath and chest pain.  He was immediately treated, and then taken to the hospital...
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NEW JERSEY FIREFIGHTER, Age 34, DIES FOLLOWING TRAINING

We regret to pass on that on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at 1830 hours., Firefighter Brian Joseph Letrent (Bayville Fire Company, Berkeley Twp, Ocean County) participated in a fire-department mandated full-scale drill/exercise. On Wednesday, June 21, 2023, while returning home from his job, he suffered a cardiac emergency and was immediately transported to the Bayshore...
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