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Brad Hoff's Blog – January 2012 Archive (9)

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: PA

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 8th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter and Captain Walter Sumner has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Cranesville Volunteer Fire Department.

Walter C. Sumner

Rank: Captain

Age:…

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Added by Brad Hoff on January 30, 2012 at 4:52pm — No Comments

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: NJ

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 7th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Bruce Turcotte has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Hopelawn Engine Company No. 1.

Bruce Turcotte

Rank: Firefighter

Age: 58

Gender: Male

Status:…

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Added by Brad Hoff on January 21, 2012 at 3:19pm — No Comments

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: HI

It is in great sadness and with heavy hearts, that we as a Brotherhood post the 6th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter III Duane Ibarra has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Maui County Department of Fire and Public Safety.

Duane Ibarra

Rank: Firefighter…

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Added by Brad Hoff on January 21, 2012 at 3:15pm — No Comments

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: PA

This one is hard to swallow since it happened less than 20 miles from where I started in the Fire Service and where many family and friends live!

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 5th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Brandon Little has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the United Hook & Ladder Company…

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Added by Brad Hoff on January 21, 2012 at 3:00pm — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: SC

It is in great sadness and with heavy hearts, that we as a Brotherhood post the 4th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter David Crenshaw has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Anderson County Fire Department.

David Crenshaw

Rank: Firefighter

Age: 63

Gender:…

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Added by Brad Hoff on January 10, 2012 at 2:02pm — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: NC

It is in great sadness and with heavy hearts, that we as a Brotherhood post the 3rd Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter and Fire Chief Samuel Butler has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Evans Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department.

Samuel Butler

Rank: Fire…

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Added by Brad Hoff on January 10, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: FL

It is in great sadness and with heavy hearts, that we as a Brotherhood post the 2nd Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter William Elliott has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Pompano Beach Fire Rescue.

Name: William "Jumbo" Elliott

Rank: Firefighter

Age:…

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Added by Brad Hoff on January 10, 2012 at 1:46pm — No Comments

The United States Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: CA

It is in great sadness and with heavy hearts, that we as a Brotherhood post the 1st line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Cristano Leo Lionell has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out his family members.

Crisanto Leo Lionell

Rank: Inmate Firefighter

Age: 54

Gender: Male

Status:…

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Added by Brad Hoff on January 9, 2012 at 1:11am — No Comments

U.S. Fire Administration Announces 2011 On-Duty Firefighter Fatalities

EMMITSBURG, MD — The United States Fire Administration (USFA) announced today there were 81 on-duty firefighter fatalities in the United States as a result of incidents that occurred in 2011. This represents an almost seven percent decrease from the 87 fatalities reported for 2010. The 81 fatalities occurred in 33 states, one U.S. territory, and one overseas U.S. military facility. Texas experienced the highest number of fatalities (seven). North Carolina experienced six firefighter deaths…

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Added by Brad Hoff on January 4, 2012 at 10:54pm — No Comments

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