Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.-John 15:13

Ray Hicks died while battling a fire on Sullivan Street in downtown Kingsport on April 29, 1949.

Denver Linsenby died as the result of a heart attack while enroute to provide mutual aid at a major incident in Southwest Virginia on April 27, 1972.

Charlie Berry died in an accident enroute to a house fire. He was the Captain on the engine. The date was January 5, 1988.