Pruitt Black died on April 1, 1934 when he fell down the fire pole while responding to a fire call.
Captain Copeland and his engine company were participating in a multi-company live structural fire training exercise. Captain Copeland’s engine was to act as the first unit on the scene of the exercise.,Capt Wayne Copeland died of a heart atttack at a live fire training exercise. He had just stepped off the apparatus to command the incident when he collapsed.
The North Carolina firefighter suffered burns over 80 percent of his body in a fire March 4, 2002. Josh Earley, 23, a member of the Charlotte Fire Department and who also worked part-time at Harrisburg Fire & Rescue, responded with Harrisburg to a Mecklenburg house fire. › Continue reading
Engineer Mark Fraklin died from a massive pulmonary embolism as a result of a knee surgery to repair damger that occurred at working fire.Franklin hurt his knee while pulling hose from his engine at a 2-Alarm apartment fire on April 18,2003 .After several weeks of discomfort ,it was determined that surgey was required. The surgery occurred on Octocber 17,2003 He was 46 years old and left a wife and two teen age son.
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