“Leadership is understanding people and involving them to help you do a job. That takes all of the good characteristics, like integrity, dedication of purpose, selflessness, knowledge, skill, implacability, as well as determination not to accept failure.” – Admiral Arleigh Burke, USN
- 1896 Five Washington, DC firefighters are killed in two collapses at a building fire
- 2017 Career fire fighter dies and another is seriously burned fighting arson fire at a commercial strip mall – Texas.
- 2013 An Arizona Firefighter dies after being pinned between and engine and an ambulance
- 2011 Fire Fighter Suffers Cardiac Death After Responding to a Structure Fire – New York
- 2003 Volunteer training/safety officer dies from injuries received in fall from pick-up truck following training exercise – Tennessee.