Firefighter Johnny C. Cammack, age 74, of the Nara Visa Fire Department, died on June 22, 2017, of injuries sustained when fire overran the apparatus he was riding in during a wind-driven wildfire.
Firefighter Frank Matagrano, age 75, of the New Milford Volunteer Fire Department, died on December 23, 2017, after suffering a stroke while responding to an emergency call.
Captain Steven M. Bomba, age 25, of the Lincoln Fire Department, was killed on August 19, 2016, in an accident while returning home from a department event.
Firefighter Jeffery Mason Sanders, age 55, of the Mayview Fire Protection District, died on June 19, 2017, from injuries sustained when his fire apparatus was struck.
Firefighter Loretta A. “Lorrie” Sykes, age 53, of the Sumrall Volunteer Fire Department, died on March 15, 2017, after being struck at the scene of an accident. Deputy Chief Clinton A. Beasley was also killed.
Fire Chief Billy W. Matthews, II, age 71, of the Bassfield Volunteer Fire Department suffered a heart attack and died on February 14, 2017, while operating at a brush/grass fire, working to protect a nearby church.
Deputy Chief Clinton Alvin Beasley, age 80, of the Sumrall Volunteer Fire Department, died on March 15, 2017, after being struck at the scene of an accident. Firefighter Loretta Sykes was also killed.
Firefighter Kevin V. Ramsey, age 50, of the Detroit Fire Department, died on July 29, 2017, shortly after returning from the second commercial building fire during his shift.
Firefighter Joseph A. Toscano, age 54, of the Watertown Fire Department, died on March 17, 2017, while battling a two-alarm house fire.
Firefighter Anthony J. Spano, age 47, of the Chicopee Fire Department, died on March 30, 2017, while exercising after responding to multiple emergency calls.