Canadian Firefighter Magazine

IAFC working to reduce LODDs

By Canadian Firefighter   

Features Blogs Editor’s blog

Jan. 25, 2008

Turns out, it isn’t just me. The IAFC is a tad behind the rest of us in reporting LODD for the U.S. in 2007 but it notes in a posting yesterday on its website that there have already been multiple line-of-duty deaths in 2008 and outlines tools and resources available to the fire service to try to reduce the numbers.

Just last night, blogger Billy Goldfeder reported a LODD, a firefighter in
West Virginia who died after reporting to a fire scene and experiencing chest pains.

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