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National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Roll of Honor

Stephen F. Minehan

Submitted by his Fire Department

Steven F. Minehan
Boston Fire Department – Massachusetts
Classification: Career
Rank: Lieutenant
Date of Death: June 24‚ 1994
Age: 44

Steven F. Minehan was a 20 year veteran of the department assigned to Ladder 15. He succumbed to injuries sustained while conducting search and rescue operations for trapped firefighters at a warehouse fire.

He was posthumously awarded the ‘John E. Fitzgerald Medal for the Most Meritorious Act’ in 1995.

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  1. 26 Years, and you are not forgotten, Lt. Thank you.

    – Elijah Babcock
  2. Your sacrifice is remembered with gratitude and awe at the courage and love you demonstrated. A true hero.

    – Bob Fitzgerald
  3. Just learned of your sacrifice through the humble apology of a comedy page I follow. True heroes stories shine brightest when their least likely to show up, I’m honored to know your story and what it means to be a beacon of hope to others through action.

    – Andrew