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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 47th Line Of Duty Deaths in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Firefighter & Lieutenant David Chew Jr. has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the BloxomVolunteer Fire Department.

David R. Chew Jr.

Rank: Lieutenant

Age: 30

Gender:…

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Added by Brad Hoff on July 17, 2012 at 7:09pm — No Comments

4th of July a day of relaxing with family and a time to remember the cost of Freedom!

It is with great love that a man or a woman give their life for others. It is with great sadness to learn of their passing and those that they leave behind and for many it's an honor to know they proudly gave their all doing what they loved.

In the past two days 7 LODD's have occured across America and we send our deepest sympathies to the families as we pay our respects to our departed Brothers and to those who have gone on before them. We must promise that their sacrifices will not…

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Added by Brad Hoff on July 3, 2012 at 8:10pm — 1 Comment

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatalities: SD,NC

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 43rd through 46th Line Of Duty Deaths in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. The following four indviduals serving their country as Air Guard crew members aboard a C-130 died as a result of a crash while fighting a wild land fire in South Dakota. Aviators Paul Mikeal, Joseph McCormick, Ryan David and Robert Cannon, have all made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to to the…

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Added by Brad Hoff on July 3, 2012 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 42nd Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Firefighter & Lieutenant John Echternach Jr. has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Boones Mill Volunteer Fire Department.

John L. Echternach, Jr.

Rank: Lieutenant/EMT

Age:…

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Added by Brad Hoff on July 3, 2012 at 12:28pm — No Comments

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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 41st Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Firefighter Rocky Dunkin has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Nile Township Volunteer Fire Department.

Rocky E. Dunkin

Rank: Firefighter

Age: 24

Gender: Male

Status:…

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Added by Brad Hoff on July 2, 2012 at 1:31pm — No Comments

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

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 40th Line Of Duty Death in 2012 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Firefighter Ronald Keddie has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family and members of the Sheridan Fire Department.

Ronald Keddie

Rank: Firefighter

Age: 64

Gender: Male

Status: Volunteer

Years of…

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Added by Brad Hoff on July 2, 2012 at 1:26pm — No Comments

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