“The chief condition on which, life, health and vigor depend on, is action. It is by action that an organism develops its faculties, increases its energy, and attains the fulfillment of its destiny.” – Colin Powell
- 2007 A career captain dies and a fire fighter/driver is seriously injured when two fire trucks collide at an intersection – Connecticut
- 2005 Recruit fire fighter suffers heat stroke during physical fitness training and dies nine days later – Florida.
- 1998 River search and recovery attempt claims the life of one fire fighter/SCUBA diver – Illinois.