Includes provisional information
|Name||Fire Department||City, State||Date of Death|
|Thomas G. Walker||Otsego County Fire Department||Gaylord, Michigan||Nov 27, 2016|
|Darryl “Poor Boy” E. Vielle||Blackfeet Forestry and Fire Management||Browning, Montana||Nov 30, 2016|
|Ardythe “Ardy” Hope||Wilmington Fire Department||Wilmington, Delaware||Dec 1, 2016|
|Merle L. Nell||Volunteer Fire Company of Vernon||Vernon, New York||Nov 26, 2016|
|Michael W. Curry||Savannah Fire and Emergency Services||Savannah, Georgia||Nov 19, 2016|
|Ted R. Collett||Red Bird Volunteer Fire and Rescue||Beverly, Kentucky||Nov 17, 2016|
|Michael Payne||Brookston Prairie Township Fire Department||Brookston, Indiana||Nov 8, 2016|
|Alfred A. Stewart||West Milford Volunteer Fire Company #6||West Milford, New Jersey||Nov 6, 2016|
|Adam Long||Defense Supply Center Columbus Fire and Emergency Services||Columbus, Ohio||Oct 31, 2016|
|John C. Brocker||Town of Oneida Volunteer Fire Department||Oneida, Wisconsin||Oct 31, 2016|
Firefighter Autopsy Protocol PDF 2.6 MB
This protocol helps with the analysis of causes related to firefighter deaths, which can aid in the development of improved firefighter health and safety equipment, procedures and standards. It also helps determine eligibility for death benefits under the Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program.
National Fallen Firefighters Foundation
The Foundation provides peer counseling, training and technical assistance for families and coworkers of firefighters who were killed in the line of duty. It also creates publications and reference materials that can be used to build public awareness for the many contributions made by members of the fire service.
Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program
The Public Safety Officers' Benefits Program provides benefits to survivors of fallen firefighters, emergency medical services members and other first responders. The Program also provides disability benefits for public safety officers who are permanently disabled following an injury while in the line of duty.