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Firefighter Death Prompts Missouri University to Inspect all Buildings

The University of Missouri has hired an engineering company to inspect all of its buildings after a walkway collapsed at a university-run apartment complex last week, killing a firefighter. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports the university hired the firm, Trabue, …

Woman Found Negligent on Fatal Virginia Fire Truck Wreck

A Franklin County, Va., jury has found a woman negligent in a wreck that killed two Rocky Mount volunteer firefighters. Media outlets report that the circuit court jury determined Wednesday that Teri Anne Valentine’s negligence led to the death of …

FireThat Killed Wisconsin Firefighter Ruled Accidental

Investigators say the fire that destroyed a historic Wisconsin theater and killed a firefighter was an accident. The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said Friday it has completed its investigation into Sunday’s fire at the Abby Theatre …