On April 11, 1994, Lt. Michael Mathis and Private William Bridges of the Memphis Fire Department were killed when they became trapped and overcome by smoke during a fire on the ninth floor of a high rise building.
- There are no memory wall messages for this firefighter.
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- Criteria for Inclusion on the National Memorial
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- Fallen Firefighter Tribute Widget
- How to Organize a Tribute
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