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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 68th Line Of Duty Death for 2015 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Lieutenant Antonio Smith has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the Memphis Fire Department.

Antonio Smith

Rank: Lieutenant
Age: 46
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 17

Date of Incident: 10/06/2015
Time of Incident: 1900hrs
Date of Death: 10/07/2015

Fire Department: Memphis Fire Department
Address: 65 S Front Street, Memphis, TN 38103
Fire Department Chief: Michael Putt

Incident Description: Fewer than 24 hours after responding to an emergency call with the Memphis Fire Department, Fire Lieutenant Smith was found deceased near his residence inside of his personal vehicle. The nature and cause of Lieutenant Smith's fatal injury are still to be reported.

Incident Location: Commercial structure, 1535 Thomas, Memphis, TN 38107

Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Antonio Smith at

To date, 68 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2015. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

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