“Real heroes are men who fall and fail and are flawed, but win out in the end because they’ve stayed true to their ideals and beliefs and commitments.” – Kevin Costner.
- A Maine fire captain is killed and 6 others injured, including 5 firefighters in a suspected gas explosion at a business in 2019
- Captain dies from hyperthermia and exertional heatstroke while performing advanced survival training – Texas, 2012
- Fire fighter/paramedic suffers sudden cardiac death after rescue training – California, 2010
- Fire fighter suffers sudden cardiac death during extrication demonstration – Virginia, 2006