Fred J. Felella Jr, firefighter, Sugar Grove Fire Department
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Sugar Grove Fire Protection District Firefighter Who Recently Died from Coronavirus Infection Was Not Currently Active with the Fire District

268 Fred J. Felella Jr., who passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020 was a former Volunteer/Paid-On-Call Firefighter with the Sugar Grove Fire Protection District from 1994 to 2007. Fred J. Felella Jr. was not […]

Fred J. Felella Jr, firefighter, Sugar Grove Fire Department
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Former Sugar Grove Fire Protection District Firefighter Dies After Battling Coronavirus COVID-19 Infection for Three Weeks

1,325 A former Sugar Grove Fire Department firefighter died shortly after being disconnected from a ventilator, even though his condition had seemed to be improving. UPDATE … CARDINAL NEWS | Sugar Grove Fire Protection District […]

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Firefighter Dies During Interior Attack of Commercial Building Fire in Christopher, Illinois Near Carbondale

101 Kody Vanfossan was fatally injured after entering a burning two-story vacant building — a former furniture store at 118 West Market Street in Christopher, about 18 miles northeast of Carbondale, Illinois. Kody Vanfossan, age […]

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Veteran Firefighter/Paramedic with Algonquin-Lake in the Hill FPD Dies Unexpectedly While Off Duty

86 Veteran firefighter/paramedic John-Paul Kilanski of the Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District died unexpectedly over the weekend, according to Algonquin-Lake in the Hill FPD officials. Firefighter/paramedic John-Paul Kilanski was off-duty when he died. […]

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Nineteen Members of Granite Mountain Hotshots from Prescott Killed in Rapid Moving Wildfire Near Yarnell, Arizona

34 Video from ABC 15 produced when 18 firefighters were confirmed killed while fighting Yarnell wildfire near Prescott, Arizona (ABC15.COM article). A fire that was moving away from Yarnell, Arizona, changed direction when the winds […]

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Memorial Fund After Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. Dies Immediately After Fighting Fire on Chicago’s South Side

163 Walter Patmon, Jr. died after experiencing shortness of breath while cleaning up equipment in a firehouse immediately after fighting a kitchen fire Sunday night at 1520 west 99th Street. Walter Patmon, Jr. was assigned […]

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Chicago Firefighter Dies, Another Injured While Fighting House Fire on 50th Pl, South Side of Chicago

31 Captain Herbert Johnson and Commissioner Jose Santiago, Chicago Fire Department. A Chicago Fire Department firefighter died tonight while he was being treated in the University of Chicago Hospitals Emergency Department for injuries he suffered […]