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IAFC working to reduce LODDs

Jan. 25, 2008

Turns out, it isn’t just me. The IAFC is a tad behind the rest of us in reporting LODD for the U.S. in 2007 but it notes in a posting yesterday on its website that there have already been multiple line-of-duty deaths in 2008 and outlines tools and resources available to the fire service to try to reduce the numbers.

January 25, 2008 
By Carey Fredericks

Just last night, blogger Billy Goldfeder reported a LODD, a firefighter in
West Virginia who died after reporting to a fire scene and experiencing chest pains.

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