Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. – Harold S. Geneen
- 2015 Captain suffers sudden cardiac death while performing physical fitness training – Mississippi.
- 2015 Lieutenant suffers sudden cardiac death at apartment fire – District of Columbia.
- 2013 An Alabama Asst. Chief dies from a medical emergency at a house fire
- 2007 Volunteer fire fighter dies while performing exterior fire suppression at a large machine shed fire – Illinois
- 1969 a Connecticut Captain dies from a heart attack
- 1856 A Washington, DC firefighter dies in an apparatus crash