Project Roll Call

Francis LaForce

  • Firefighter
  • Worcester Fire Department
  • Massachusetts
  • Age: 35
  • Year of Death: 1955

While responding to a call on July 4th 1955, the firetruck was struck by a police vehicle also responding to a call. Francis LaForce and Charles Frost were two firefighters on the back of the truck that were seriously injured and died the next day.


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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