Honoring Maryland’s fallen first responders. Police and fire departments across the state remember officers and firefighters killed in the line of duty in the last year.
There’s new information about a young volunteer firefighter who died in a Reisterstown house fire one year to the date. Gene Kirchner was killed trying to rescue a man from the flames.
A volunteer firefighter is laid to rest after he dies in the line of duty.
A volunteer firefighter dies a hero from injuries he suffered trying to save another man’s life. Maryland now mourns the loss of Gene Kirchner, who was just 24-years-old.