Malden Firefighters' Local 902 regrets to inform of the passing of Retired Captain James Folan, Group 4 Engine 3. Catain Folan was appointed to the Malden Fire Department of February 10, 1957, promoted to Lieutenant on March 10, 1974, and promoted to Captain on September 17, 1978. Captain Folan retired on January 21, 1989. Captain Folan passed away on April 28, 2015.
When: Thursday, April 30, 2015 from 4pm to 8pm
Where: Carroll's Funeral Home, 721 Salem St. Malden
When: Friday, May 1, 2015 at 9am
Where: St. Joseph's Church, 790 Salem St. Malden
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Young Phoenix Fire Fighter Killed in the Line of Duty
May 20, 2013 – Phoenix, AZ Local 493 lost one of its youngest and bravest members in the line of duty Saturday, May 18. Local 493 fire fighter Bradley Harper, 23, was killed after being trapped between a fire engine and an ambulance.
Harper was among several Local 493 members who responded to a mulch fire that night. The fire fighter was adjusting his gear behind a rescue when a fire engine accidentally backed into him. His fellow fire fighters were able to free him and transport him to St. Joseph's Hospital where he died of his injuries.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Lena, and his family and friends,” says Local 493 President Pete Gorraiz. “Just two years on the job, Harper was already a great fire fighter. He will be missed.”
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