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2015 LODD Report

According to the United States Fire Administration (USFA), eighty five firefighters died while performing their duties in 2015, compared to 91 in 2014. However, 86 firefighters appear on the USFA Line of Duty Death (LODD) website.

Here are the names of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in 2015:

  1. Christopher A. Tindall – South Metropolitan Fire Protection District
  2. Franck W. Tremaine – Jackson Fire Department
  3. Leslie “Les” W. Fryman – Rosendale Volunteer Fire Department
  4. Ronnie W. Peek – Garden City Fire Department
  5. Clifford “Cliff” Sanders – Caney Volunteer Fire Department
  6. Mike “Coop” Cooper – Centerville Fire Department
  7. Charlie V. Wallace – Montgomery Volunteer Fire Department
  8. Kenneth Lehr – Medora Community Fire Protection District
  9. Garry Rose – McMechen Volunteer Fire Department
  10. Randy Parker – Macon-Bibb County Fire Department
  11. Kenneth M. Stanton – Sandy Springs Fire Department
  12. Randy Hiti – Rice Lake Fire Department
  13. Dwight W. Bazile – Houston Fire Department
  14. Edward J. Roddy – Somerset Volunteer Fire Department
  15. Jerold “Jerry” Bonner – CAL FIRE
  16. Jeffrey S. Buck – Lawrence Township Volunteer Fire Company #1
  17. Billy R. Jarvis – Allen Fire Department
  18. John L. Shoup – Ashland Volunteer Fire Department
  19. Daryl Gordon – Cincinnati Fire Department
  20. Barry Van Horn – Somerville Fire Department – West End Hose Company #3
  21. Steve Cobb – United States Forest Service – National Forests in Mississippi
  22. Brandon Ricks – United States Forest Service – National Forests in Mississippi
  23. John J. Doster – Edgely Fire Company #1, Inc.
  24. Steven Ackerman – Valley Springs Fire & Rescue
  25. Raymond Araujo – CAL FIRE
  26. Andrew “Andy” Zalme – Dakota City Fire Department
  27. Curtis E. Nordsick – Wrightsville Steam Engine & Hose Company #1
  28. Mike Corn – Conway Springs Fire Department
  29. Timothy T. Peters – Pine Grove Hose, Hook and Ladder Fire Co. No. 1
  30. Christopher M. Blankenship – Madison County Fire Department
  31. Larry W. Lawhorn – Orchard Farm Fire Protection District
  32. Ricky Thurman – Swainsboro Fire Department
  33. Timothy Gunther – Poughkeepsie Fire Department
  34. Dwight Greer – Philadelphia Fire Department
  35. Kevin McRae – Washington DC Fire Department
  36. David Bourget – Phippsburg Fire Department
  37. Jason Farley – Claremore Fire Department
  38. Terrance M. Pryor – Memphis Fire Department
  39. Dale J. Wege – Pine Lake Volunteer Fire Department
  40. James “Donnie” D. Keith – Mount Zion Fire & Rescue
  41. Thomas. D. Miserendino Beachwood Vol. Fire Company #1
  42. David Knapke – Williamsburg Township Emergency Services
  43. Ian Haxton – Student Conservation Association – Veteran Fire Corps
  44. Wille O. Sensenich – North Huntingdon Township Circleville Volunteer Fire Department
  45. Terry K. Sonner – Boise District Bureau of Land Management
  46. Michael P. Miller – Green Bay Metro Fire Department
  47. John Whelan – Denver Fire Department
  48. Tyron Weston – Columbia Fire Department
  49. James A. Hicks – North Carolina Air National Guard Fire and Emergency Services
  50. David “Dave” Ruhl – Big Valley Ranger District of the Modoc National Forest
  51. Michael “Mike” Hallenbeck – U.S. Forest Service Lake Tahoe Basin Management Unit
  52. James “JD” D. Robinson – Brasstown Fire Department
  53. Christopher J. Daniels – Pine Level Volunteer Fire Department
  54. Richard Wheeler – Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
  55. Andrew Zajac – Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
  56. Tom Zbyszewski – Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest
  57. Lawrence G. Sesso – Sayville Fire Department
  58. Chris Phillips – Locke Township Fire Department
  59. Shane Clifton – Saint Paul Fire Department
  60. Dennis Rodeman – Lansing Fire Department
  61. Daniel E. Hampton – Burnet Fire Department
  62. Sean M. Benson – Paramus Fire Department
  63. Barry Miller – Bergen Fire Department
  64. Stuart Hardy – Burton Fire District
  65. Richard L. Crosby – Casnovia Township Fire Department
  66. Antonio Smith – Memphis Fire Department
  67. Larry J. Leggio – Kansas City (Missouri) Fire Department
  68. John V. Mesh – Kansas City (Missouri) Fire Department
  69. Charles “Chuck” Horning – Townsend Township Fire Department
  70. Gerald “Bear” Celecki – South Amboy Fire Department
  71. Larry O’Neil – Lone Camp Fire Department
  72. Thomas J. Kolarick – Protection Fire Company #1
  73. Vince Smith – City of Detroit Fire Department
  74. Walter Szelag – City of Detroit Fire Department
  75. Terry “TC” Culver – Calvert City Fire Department
  76. Scott Carroll – City of Oxnard Fire Department
  77. Mark Zielinski – Matteson Fire Department
  78. Zachary C. Clevenger – Estill County Fire Department
  79. Lawrence “Larry” W. Millard – Endeavor Moundville Fire Department
  80. Daniel V. Capuano – Chicago Fire Department
  81. Sidney “Sid” Winer – No. 7 Township Fire Rescue
  82. Stacy A. Crawford – Navarro County Emergency Services District #1 Fire Department
  83. Jack H. Rose – Mount Marion Fire Department
  84. Willie B. Ratliff – City of Clarksdale Fire Department
  85. Louis “Pop Pop” Patti – Warwick Township Fire Company 1
  86. Patrick R. Wolterman – Hamilton Fire Department

For more information, visit:
http://www.firehouse.com/news/12154247/usfa-85-firefighters-died-on-duty-in-2015

and

https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/

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