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For all the Fallen Officers:
Jan. 05, 2001
"If you're looking for a hero, a role model, you don't have to look very far.
Age: 34 EOW: Nov. 10, 2002
Trooper Sepp succumbed to a gunshot wound received the previous day
at 0230 hours following a vehicle pursuit.
Trooper Sepp had been with the agency for ten years and was survived by his wife, daughter, and two sons.
Northern Wayne Fire Company
Age: 39 EOW: 11/04/2002
Firefighter Malinski died while conducting interior operations at a structure fire in the community of Lakewood. An investigation and autopsy is underway to determine the cause of death.
A Memorial Fund has been set up In Firefighter Malinski's name c/o Northern Wayne Fire Company.
Maine Fire Company of the Coal Township Fire Dept.
Age: 36 EOW: 11/01/2002
Lieutenant DiOrio became trapped under debris from a collapsed wall at a residential structure fire in Trevorton Borough. He was pronounced dead on the scene. A six-year veteran of the state police stationed in Selinsgrove Pa.
Universal Volunteer Fire Department, Penn Hills Station #6
Penn Hills, Pennsylvania
Age: 33 EOW: 09/03/2002
Firefighter Kraft was returning from a Fire call on Bryant Drive in Penn Hills. He was found in the back of UVFD Squad in Cardiac Arrest. FF Kraft was treated at the Fire Dept by Penn Hills Medic Units, transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced.
A message that said "In Loving Memory Of Our Fallen Firefighter" was posted on the fire hall's front sign.
North Hampton Volunteer Fire Department
Allison Park, Pennsylvania
Age:56 EOW: 08/17/2002
Assistant Chief Goodrich collapsed at the scene of a residential structure fire from an apparent heart attack. He was treated at the scene and transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Brookhaven VFC Sta. 52, Chester TWP. Pa
EOW: May 5th 2002
Jr. FF Kangas an eighth-grader at Northley Junior High School and a junior fireman in Brookhaven, died on May 5th 2002 at Children's Hospital from multiple head traumas as a result of being struck by a 16-year-old driver while answering a fire call on his bicycle on May 4th 2002.
Erie Fire Dept Erie, Pa
EOW: April 27th 2002
Firefighter Nuber reported to the fire department for work and was relieved of duty a short while later when he stated that he was feeling ill. Soon after arriving back home he complained about chest pains and EMS was called, however before they arrived Firefighter Nuber had suffered a cardiac arrest and attempts by EMS personnel to revive him were unsuccessful.
Police Officer Dennis McNamara
End of Watch: January 30, 2002
Officer McNamara was shot and killed while investigating suspicious activity in front of a home on Perry Avenue.
Stat MedEvac, Pittsburgh, PA.
LODD: January 18, 2002
Aero-medical aviation accident