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Todd Lanthrip, 53 - Mathiston, MS
6/13/2019
Todd Lanthrip Acting Captain Mathiston Volunteer Fire Department Mathiston, MS Age: 53 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 31 Date of Incident: June 12, 2019 Date of Death: June 13, 2019 Captain Lanthrip responded to an automobile accident on the evening of June 12, 2019. He returned home after the response. At approximately 0130hrs the morning of June 13, 2019, he became unresponsive. Attempts by his wife and first responders were unsuccessful and he passed away.
Jared Wayne Echols, 35 - Springville, AL
6/17/2019
Jared Wayne Echols Firefighter/Paramedic Springville Fire & Rescue Springville, AL Age: 35 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: <1 (5 Months) Date of Incident: June 17, 2019 Date of Death: June 17, 2019 Firefighter/Paramedic Jared Wayne Echols was participating in a recruit training exercise in Anniston, AL. While at the training, he became ill and was immediately transported to the RMC Hospital in Anniston, where he passed away a short time later. Investigation into the in....more
Christopher Moore, 42 - Maryland Heights, MO
6/8/2019
Christopher Moore Firefighter/Paramedic Maryland Heights Fire Protection District Maryland Heights, MO Age: 42 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 17 Date of Incident: June 7, 2019 Date of Death: June 8, 2019 Firefighter/Paramedic Christopher Moore was on duty at the fire station on Thursday, June 6, 2019, and Friday, June 7, 2019. He responded to several fire and EMS calls during his 48 hour shift. He complained of not feeling well in the late morning of Friday, June 7, ....more
Charles Alan Ruffing, 53 - Boise, Idaho
5/21/2019
Charles Alan Ruffing Senior Firefighter/Driver Engineer Boise Fire Department Boise, Idaho Age: 53 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 20 Date of Incident: May 21, 2019 Date of Death: May 21, 2019 Senior Firefighter/Driver Engineer Charles Ruffing, who had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder, was found deceased in Boise Fire Department Station 6 as a result of a suicide.
Barry Boulton, Sr., 67 - Plantation, FL
5/7/2019
Barry Boulton, Sr. Lieutenant Plantation Fire Department Plantation, FL Age: 67 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 13 Date of Incident: May 7, 2019 Date of Death: May 7, 2019 On May 7, 2019, Lieutenant Barry Boulton, Sr., collapsed after completion of a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) drill. Resuscitation efforts were immediately rendered to Boulton who was then rushed to the Westside Regional Medical Center in Plantation, FL, where he passed away from cardiac arrest.
William Norman Franck, 81 - Willow Street, PA
5/12/2019
William Norman Franck Firefighter Willow Street Fire Company Willow Street, PA Age: 81 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 15 Date of Incident: May 12, 2019 Date of Death: May 12, 2019 On May 12, 2019, Firefighter William N. Franck was performing scene safety at a motor vehicle accident. While at the accident, he suffered a CVA. He was immediately taken to Penn Medicine Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, PA, where he passed away a short time later.
Mitchell F. Lundgaard, 36 - Appleton, WI
5/15/2019
Mitchell F. Lundgaard Firefighter Appleton Fire Department Appleton, WI Age: 36 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 14 Date of Incident: May 15, 2019 Date of Death: May 15, 2019 On May 15, 2019, firefighters from the Appleton Fire Department, the Appleton Police Department, and the Gold Cross Ambulance Crew, responded to a medical emergency at the Valley Transit Center in downtown Appleton, WI. While treating the patient, the situation escalated into shots being fired, str....more
Kody Vanfossan, 24 - Christopher, Illinois
5/5/2019
Kody Vanfossan Firefighter Christopher Fire Department Christopher, Illinois Age: 24 Gender: Male Status: Paid-on-Call Years of Service: 7 Date of Incident: May 5, 2019 Date of Death: May 5, 2019 Firefighter Kody Vanfossan responded to a multi-alarm two-story vacant structure fire in Christopher, Illinois. Upon arrival, heavy smoke could be seen coming out of the top floor of the structure. Vanfossan, along with a second firefighter, began an interior attack on the fire. An additiona....more
Brad Gregrich, 30 - Arcadia, FL
4/27/2019
Brad Gregrich Firefighter/EMT Desoto County Fire Rescue Arcadia, FL Age: 30 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 1 Date of Incident: April 14, 2019 Date of Death: April 27, 2019 On April 14, 2019, while on-duty at the fire station, Firefighter/EMT Brad Gregrich complained to his co-worker that he wasn’t feeling well, with a headache and feeling tired. The next morning, returning home after his shift, Firefighter/EMT Gregrich was still ill. His wife transported him to the ho....more
Michael Watkins, 75 - Mountain Home, AR
4/24/2019
Michael Watkins Driver/Engineer Northeast Lakeside Fire Department Mountain Home, AR Age: 75 Gender: Male Status: Volunteer Years of Service: 5 Date of Incident: April 21, 2019 Date of Death: April 24, 2019 On April 21, 2019, Driver/Engineer Michael Watkins was responding to a brush fire when he suffered a heart attack. He was immediately taken to the hospital where he passed away on April 24, 2019.
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