Project Roll Call

David Hoffman

  • Firefighter
  • White Oak Fire Department
  • Pennsylvania
  • Age: 62
  • Year of Death: 1957

Firefighter David Hoffman passed away on March 22, 1957, after being trapped inside while attempting to save the lives of three younger members of his department on March 16, 1957. In 1929, David helped start the fire company and today three of his sons are members.


This firefighter line of duty fatality occurred before the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial was built in Emmitsburg, Maryland. While this firefighter has not been officially honored at the Memorial site, there are plans to do so when resources are available.

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Memorial Wall

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