As you know, there was an explosion at a residence in Sterling (Loudoun County, VA) that resulted in the loss of one of the Loudoun County Combined Fire & Rescue members and injuries to multiple fire and rescue personnel. The fallen firefighter has been identified as Firefighter Trevor Brown (pictured) of the Sterling Volunteer Fire...Read More
All, This is an excellent training opportunity for every Firefighter, Officer & Chief to understand all about Philadelphia Captain Matt LeTourneau of Philadelphia (and Springfield Fire Co/Delaware Co, PA) who was killed in the Line of Duty. This program not only educates you about Matt, but you will learn intimate details from those who were there, operating at the...Read More
A Victoria Country Fire Authority volunteer Firefighter has died while fighting a fire in Victoria’s west. The Firefighter, 66-year-old former captain Garry Mallen suffered a medical episode while responding to the fire on Short Street. He collapsed while operating at the suspicious fire at a property in Portland on Tuesday morning. His brigade colleagues, Fire Rescue...Read More
Two Firefighters were found dead Thursday after responding to a fire at a meat processing factory. Firefighters recovered the bodies of 27-year-old Kim Su-kwang and 35-year-old Park Su-hoon, who were stranded during the rescue and extinguishing operations. They were found 20 feet from each other, on the 3rd floor, 3 hours apart due to debris...Read More
Illinois OSHA inspectors have warned* Chicago’s Mayor Brandon Johnson to improve firefighter safety after finding major breakdowns in communication at scenes where Firefighters have died, including a fire that left a rookie dead. The Illinois Division of Occupational Safety and Health sent a strongly worded letter* to Johnson that the CFD must make it “standard...Read More
A funeral service celebrating the life of Plainfield Firefighter Marques “Huddy” Hudson (who died in the Line of Duty at the Emerson Avenue house fire last week) has been scheduled to be held at Plainfield High School, as follows: VIEWING (Friday) Friday, February 2, 2024, 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM Plainfield High School, 950 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ...Read More
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