2013 Fallen Firefighter Memorial

IN MEMORIAM    John T. Appleton   Malden Volunteer Fire Department     The Honor of your presence is requested at West Virginia Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service Cultural Center, State Capitol Complex Sunday, November 3rd, 2013, at 1:00 pm   Sponsored by the West Virginia State Firemen’s Association

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LODD

Firefighter dies after collapsing at Sissonville blaze By Staff reports (WVGazette) SISSONVILLE, W.Va. — A firefighter who collapsed and died while battling a blaze in Sissonville on Monday has been identified. John Appleton, 62, of the Malden Volunteer Fire Department, had just arrived at 6 Happy Hollow Road at 2:30 p.m. when he fell down…

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LODD: Zachary Taylor “Zach” Whitacre

Zachary Taylor “Zach” Whitacre, 21, of Gore, VA, died on Monday, February 13, 2012 at Winchester Medical Center in the line of duty as result of a traffic accident. Zach was born on November 13, 1990 in Winchester, VA. He was a Volunteer Firefighter for Gore Vol. Fire & Rescue, Company 14 in Gore, VA…

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LODD: FF Joey King, Davis Creek VFD

UPDATE 12-6-2011: Visitation for Firefighter Joey King will be from 4 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Cunningham Parker Johnson Funeral Home in Charleston. The funeral is set for 11 a.m. Friday at the South Charleston Community Center.   It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the Line of Duty Death of Firefighter Joey…

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WV LODD

WV Fire Service LODD: It is with deep regret that we advise you that Roger Bell, Fire Chief of the Coal City (W. VA) VFD died in the Line of Duty on Tuesday, Nov. 23. Chief Bell collapsed at the fire station at around 2:45 p.m. of an apparent heart attack. Members attempted CPR and…

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LODD: Donald Adkins, Glasgow VFD (UPDATE)

It is with heavy hearts that we must announce the passing of our brother, Donald Adkins, 32, of the Glasgow Volunteer Fire Department. Brother Adkins lost his life in the line of duty while performing a water rescue in Beaver Creek near the Glen Morgan bridge (Raleigh County, WV). Allow us to express our sincere…

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2009 West Virginia’s Fallen Firefighter’s Memorial

The 2009 West Virginia Fallen Fire Fighter’s Memorial. Standing ever vigilant over the grounds of the State Capitol, the statue represents the honor by which we give to those that have fallen. On October 11th 2009, West Virginia honored those that have given the ultimate sacrifice to the service of the State of West Virginia.…

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