20 Years in the Secret Service: My Life with Five Presidents by Rufus W. Youngblood is an eye opening read about the development and evolution of the protective details the U.S. Secret Service provides.
- Career fire fighter dies in fall from roof at apartment building fire – New York. 2007
- Volunteer fire chief dies from injuries sustained during a tanker rollover – Utah. 2005
- Five wildland firefighters were killed and seven injured when their van overturned while en-route to the Hayman Fire in Colorado in 2002
- In 2019, a massive explosion at an oil refinery in Philadelphia, PA injures 4 VIDEO
- In 2002, the Hayman Fire in Colorado burned over 137,000 acres, destroyed over 600 structures and claimed the lives of 5 firefighters.
- In 1970, a train derailment in Crescent City, Illinois leads to a BLEVE that levels the town and injures over 60 VIDEO