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Dedicated to Fort Worth Firefighters who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty.

Richard S. Rocket
March 26, 1902
Accident responding to a fire

John Bennett
July 31, 1911
Accident responding to a fire

William Blake
June 14, 1913
Stroke

L.E. Ferguson
July 24, 1914
Accident responding to a fire

Harry Slate
March 01, 1915
Accident responding to a fire

J. E. Sadler
July 27, 1916
Electrocuted at a fire scene

Frank Bishop
May 12, 1925
Electrocuted at a fire scene

Frank Massengale
June 13, 1927
Electrocuted at fire scene

D. H. Redden
January 20, 1929
Struck by drunk driver at a fire scene

Ben O. Keeton
July 08, 1929
Struck by a street car

Henry Lee Payne
December 12, 1932
Accident responding to fire

George E. Wilson
December 30, 1932
Collision between Engine 1 and Engine 2

J. Frank Powell
December 30, 1932
Collision between Engine 1 and Engine 2

John O’Donnell
January 02, 1937
Heart attack

Oscar W. McCain
September 01, 1938
Building explosion

Eddie Westmoreland
September 01, 1938
Building explosion

Van Buren Murphy
November 05, 1939
Collision between Engine 6 and automobile

Tommy J. O’Brien
November 05, 1939
Collision between Engine 6 and automobile

W. Howard Bargsley
April 02,1941
Stroke while at fire scene

Harrison H. Williams
July 14,1951
Heart attack while at fire scene

Paul H. Lindsley
September 06, 1956
Heart attack

Earl Warren
July 10,1961
Burns resulting from gasoline truck explosion

Hubert E. Barham
November 07,1969
Heart attack while at fire scene

M. E. Kays
May 14,1972
Heart attack

Travis Jackson
July 31,1973
Inhalation injuries from long term multi-alarm fire

John F. Newman
June 17, 1977
Heart attack

Joe Buswold
May 16, 1981
Heart attack while working at Fire Alarm

Charles L. Smith
December 26,1982
Heart attack while at fire scene

Robert L. Keen
January 14,1985
Wall collapse while at a fire scene

Robert Cocke
December 06, 1993
Heart attack

Brian W. Collins
February 15, 1999
Building collapse, Lake Worth church fire

Phillip W. Dean
February 15, 1999
Building collapse, Lake Worth church fire

Gregory Cocke
March 14, 2009
Aneurysm subsequent to training exercise

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