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List of famous firefighters, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top firefighters in the world? This includes the most prominent firefighters, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable firefighters is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic firefighters were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned firefighters.

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From reputable, prominent, and well known firefighters to the lesser known firefighters of today, these are some of the best professionals in the firefighter field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous firefighters ever?" and "What are the names of famous firefighters?" then you're in the right place. 
Tom Westman is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Tom Westman is a reality TV personality and was the winner of the tenth season of the U.S. reality show Survivor, Survivor: Palau. ...more

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Steve Buscemi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Steven Vincent "Steve" Buscemi is an American actor, director and writer. Buscemi has starred and supported in successful Hollywood and indie films, including Parting Glances, New York Stories, Mystery Train, Reservoir Dogs, Desperado, Con Air, Armageddon, The Grey Zone, Ghost World, and Big Fish; and The Sopranos. He is also known for his appearances in many films by the Coen brothers: Miller's Crossing, Barton Fink, The Hudsucker Proxy, Fargo and The Big Lebowski. Buscemi provides the voice of Randall Boggs in the Monsters, Inc. franchise. Since 2010, he has starred in the critically acclaimed series Boardwalk Empire, which earned him two Screen Actors Guild Awards, a Golden Globe, and two ...more

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Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Brian Douglas Williams is an American journalist best known for his ten years as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program of the NBC television network. Nine months after taking the position in December 2004, Williams anchored NBC coverage from New Orleans of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath, and NBC News won a Peabody Award for Williams' and his colleagues' coverage of the story. In February 2015, Williams was suspended for six months without pay from the Nightly News for "misrepresent[ing] events which occurred while he was covering the Iraq War in 2003." ...more

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Dan James White is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Daniel James "Dan" White was a San Francisco supervisor who assassinated San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, on Monday, November 27, 1978, at City Hall. In a controversial verdict that led to the coining of the legal slang "Twinkie defense," White was convicted of manslaughter rather than murder in the deaths of Milk and Moscone. White served five years of a seven-year prison sentence. Less than two years after his release, he returned to San Francisco and committed suicide. San Francisco Weekly has referred to White as "perhaps the most hated man in San Francisco's history." ...more

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