Tag Archives: LODD

Watch: America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighters

Join us on October 4, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. EDT     National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Our volunteers, staff and Board of Directors evaluated many options to continue the tradition of gathering in front of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial ...

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Ring Out in Support for Fallen Firefighters and Their Families

Communities, faith congregations, and fire departments are welcome to participate on the day of America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighters   National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Although we will not be together in Emmitsburg this fall for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial ...

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USFA: Colorado On-Duty Death

Pilot killed in crash while fighting Idaho wildfire     United States Fire Administration The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter/Pilot Ricky Fulton, 58, of Aero S.E.A.T. Incorporated on September 22, 2020. On September 22, ...

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Light the Night for Fallen Firefighters to Shine Bright in 2020

Communities, organizations, landmarks, and fire departments urged to participate in a week-long vigil before America’s Tribute to Fallen Firefighters     National Fallen Firefighters Foundation In these unprecedented times, where there is much uncertainty, we look for hope and find ...

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Heavy Equipment Operator Found Dead at Oregon’s Archie Creek Fire

Elsbury Jr. had been running a skidder to help protect structures     Wildland Firefighter GLIDE, Oregon – KPIC reports that a heavy equipment operator helping fight the Archie Creek Fire was found dead Friday morning in his vehicle, according ...

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Tanker Pilot Dies in Crash While Fighting Idaho Wildfire

Schill Fire burning near Emmett, Idaho     BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a firefighter died after his single-engine air tanker crashed while he was fighting a small fire in southwestern Idaho Tuesday evening. The Bureau of Land Management ...

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Procession Honors Hotshot Killed in California Wildfire

Morton died while fighting the El Dorado Fire     By AMY TAXIN Associated Press A California firefighter killed while battling a blaze in the mountains east of Los Angeles was identified Tuesday as a member of an elite Hotshot ...

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USFA: California On-Duty Death

Squad Boss dies fighting El Dorado Fire     United States Fire Administration The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Charles Morton, 39, of the San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear Hotshots, on September 17, ...

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Firefighter Killed in California’s El Dorado Fire Identified

Morton was killed in a fire caused by a gender reveal device     U.S. Forest Service SAN BERNARDINO, California – It is with deep sadness that USDA Forest Service officials on the San Bernardino National Forest announce the death ...

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U.S. Forest Service: Firefighter Died in California Wildfire

Death occurred during the El Dorado Fire     SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — A firefighter died battling a wildfire in California that officials said was sparked by a device used to reveal a baby’s gender. Earlier: Crews Search for ...

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