Line of Duty Deaths
Firefighter Martin Boyles died of a heart attack while fighting a house fire on Choccolocco Street in January of 1972.
Sergeant Robert Hendricks was killed in an auto accident while responding to a call in October of 1978. The call ended up being a false alarm. Station #2 was named for Sgt. Hendricks when it opened in 1983.
Captain Lynn Elliott died of complications from lung cancer. Cancer has been added as a line of duty illness by the State of Alabama. Captain Elliott was also a Sergeant with the Anniston Fire Department. Captain Elliott died on June 18, 2005. In April, 2015 the city dedicated the new Fire Station 6 and Training Tower in memory of Captain Elliott.
Non-Line of Duty Deaths
Gene Smallwood, Sr. Tom Davis Dewey Webb Kenneth Henson
1973 1973 1986 1991
Dennis Cox Greg Pettus David Morrison, Jr. Earl P. Haynes
1995 2005 2010 2014