Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. – Unknown LODD’s: There aren’t any NIOSH LODD reports today, but check out Firefighterclosecalls.com’s history page for several reports dating back to 1889.
He who rejects change is the architect of decay. The only human institution which rejects progress is the cemetery. – Harold Wilson LODD’s: F2010-17 Feb 27, 2009 Fire fighter/paramedic dies from aortic dissection after three emergency responses – Ohio.
It’s not that I’m so smart, it’s just that I stay with problems longer. – Albert Einstein LODD’s: F2013-20 Feb 26, 2013 Fire fighter suffers sudden cardiac death while responding to residential structure fire – Michigan. F2003-40 Feb 26, 2003 Airport fire fighter suffers sudden cardiac death at fire station – Arkansas. History: On February […]
It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it. – W. Somerset Maugham LODD’s: F2001-09 Feb 25, 2001 Volunteer fire fighter dies and another fire fighter is injured during wall collapse at fire at local business – Wisconsin. 99-F20 Feb 25, 1998 Battalion chief […]
Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude. – Thomas Jefferson LODD’s: F2017-07 Feb 24, 2017 Volunteer fire fighter dies after being ejected from rear seat of fire department pickup truck – Iowa.
Anybody can become angry – that is easy, but to be angry with the right person and to the right degree and at the right time and for the right purpose, and in the right way – that is not within everybody’s power and is not easy. – Aristotle LODD’s: Five NIOSH reports today! Two […]
By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. – Confucius LODD’s: F2017-06 Feb 22, 2017 Volunteer fire fighter dies in tanker rollover responding to structure fire – Oklahoma. F2014-07 Feb 22, 2014 Career lieutenant killed following […]
Few things can help an individual more than to place responsibility on him, and to let him know that you trust him. – Booker T. Washington LODD’s: F2008-04 Feb 21, 2008 Fire fighter trainee suffers sudden cardiac death during strenuous training drill – Georgia. F2006-07 Feb 21, 2006 Two volunteer fire fighters die when struck […]
Time is the coin of your life. It is the only coin you have, and only you can determine how it will be spent. Be careful lest you let other people spend it for you. – Carl Sandburg LODD’s: F2009-09 Feb 20, 2009 Fire fighter suffers a fatal heart attack during wildland fire operations – […]
The Battle of Iwo Jima began today in 1945 and lasted 5 weeks. The battle cost the Americans over 27,000 causalities with almost 7,000 killed. Around 18,000 Japanese soldiers perished during the battle. LODD’s: F2015-04 Feb 19, 2015 Captain suffers heart attack during fire suppression and dies two days later – Texas. F2009-07 Feb 19, […]