“The Saga of Pappy Gunn” by George C. Kenney is the amazing story of one of the great heroes of WWII. Pappy Gunn, with his mechanical genius and story telling abilities would have been a great firefighter!
- In 2018, a Sturgis, SD firefighter was killed when a propane tank exploded in a BLEVE at a residential structure fire.
- In 1964, an Anne Arundel County, MD firefighter was killed fighting a warehouse fire the day before.
- In 1998, two Derechos passed across New York State causing 7 deaths, 80 injuries and leaving over 300,000 without power