102 fire personnel died on duty in 2002
- The National Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiative. // Fire Engineering;Nov2002, Vol. 155 Issue 11, p45
Reports the formation of the National Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiatives to decrease the number of deaths among on-duty firefighters in the U.S. Analysis of the types of accidents that resulted death and injuries to firefighters; Development of procedures for marking highway emergency scenes;...
- In memoriam. Brannigan, Francis L. // Fire Engineering;May97, Vol. 150 Issue 5, p110
Presents information regarding the death of some firefighters while responding to a fire accidents in some areas in the United States. How the accidents happened; Lessons learned and relearned on the death of the firefighters; Recommendations for firefighters.
- Into the inferno. // People;7/25/94, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p132
Presents interviews with several survivors of the tragic forest fire on Colorado's Storm King Mountain that claimed the lives of 14 firefighters, four of whom were women. Louie Navarro, 23, Prineville Hot Shot; Tom Rambo, 22, Prineville Hot Shot; Derek Brixey, 21, Florence, Colorado; Bryan...
- A town with a proud firefighting tradition mourns its dead. // People;7/25/94, Vol. 42 Issue 4, p135
Presents an overview of the closeness of the Hot Shot firefighting team from Prineville, Oregon, and their reaction to losing nine members of their group to the blaze near Glenwood Springs, Colorado on July 6, 1994. How the members were honored; Comments from relatives; How they lived near each...
- Memorial dedicated at 25th anniversary of Boston's Hotel... // Fire Engineering;Jan1998, Vol. 151 Issue 1, p28
Highlights the dedication of a granite monument in the ceremony that marked the 25th anniversary of the Hotel Vendome fire in Boston, Massachusetts. How nine Boston firefighters died during the fire; Participation of a member of each firefighter's family in the unveiling of the monument;...
- Line-of-duty deaths, 1999. // Fire Engineering;Dec99, Vol. 152 Issue 12, p38
Presents an obituary of several fire fighters who died in line-of-duty in the United States for the year 1999. Includes the death of fire fighters Lewis E. Anderson, Jeff Thompson and Captain William M. Bethune; Age and date of deaths; Short description of the fatal accidents.
- Line-of-Duty Deaths, 2000. // Fire Engineering;Jun2000, Vol. 153 Issue 6, p42
Lists line-of-duty deaths of firefighters in the United States, from February 14 to April 8, 2000. Paul Eugene Cooper; James Geiger; David Paul Sutton; Javier Lerma; Mike Queen.
- Line-of-Duty Deaths. // Fire Engineering;Aug2004, Vol. 157 Issue 8, p54
Presents lists of firefighter deaths in line of duty as of August 2004 in the U.S.
- Blowup. Adler, Jerry; Springen, Karen // Newsweek;7/18/1994, Vol. 124 Issue 3, p28
Recounts the wildfire in Colorado's South Canyon that blackened thousands of acres and on July 6, 1994 killed 14 young firefighters. The nine men and women of the Prineville (Oregon) Hot Shots who died; How the fire spread out of control; Windblown fires and firestorms; Firefighting gear and...
- Vulcan Society to memorialize lost Black firefighters. Carrillo, Karen Juanita // New York Amsterdam News;11/8/2001, Vol. 92 Issue 45, p5
Reports the memorial for lost Black firefighters in the attack on the World Trade Center by Vulcan Society in Ne York City. List of names of the 12 firefighters; Tribute to African-American firefighters; Creation of trust fund for the families of Vulcan Society lost member.