Firefighter Deaths

9/11 First Responders Receive Compensation

After much lobbying and petitioning by first responders, lobbyists, the media, and even celebrities, the House and Senate both voted last year to extend the Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act for 75 years to help provide basic health care for first responders who became ill after performing rescue and Read the full article…

010914-N-3995K-003 New York, N.Y. (Sept. 14, 2001) — Retired Fire Chief Joseph Curry barks orders to rescue teams as they clear through debris that was once the World Trade Center. U.S. Navy Photo by Journalist 1st Class Preston Keres. (RELEASED)

First Woman Inmate in State History Dies While Battling Wildfire

MALIBU, CA – Shawna Lynn Jones, who died Friday after being struck by a falling boulder in Malibu, is the first woman inmate in state history to lose her life while battling a wildfire, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Corrections spokesman, Bill Sessa, told SUN News that Read the full article…