“Don’t take control and attract followers. Give control and create leaders” – L. David Marquet, Captain USN, ret.
- 1978 Two New York firefighters die in a flashover at a pool supply store
- 1979 Four North Carolina firefighters are killed in a explosion and collapse at a burning clothing store
- 1979 A Florida Lieutenant died attempting to rescue workers trapped on a burning oil barge. 21 other firefighters were injured