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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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Steve Buscemi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Dan James White is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Ryan Sutter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Ryan Sutter Ryan Allen Sutter was the "winner" chosen by Trista Rehn on the television show The Bachelorette. Sutter, a Colorado firefighter, and Rehn were married in a televised wedding on ABC on ...more

John Morris is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Keith Jardine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Jill Carroll is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Nick Matuhin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Red Adair is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Red Adair Paul Neal "Red" Adair was an American oil well firefighter. He became notable as an innovator in the highly specialized and extremely hazardous profession of extinguishing and capping ...more

Olaf Tufte is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Olaf Tufte Olaf Karl Tufte is a Norwegian competition rower. At the 2004 Summer Olympics and 2008 Summer Olympics he won the gold medal in the men's single sculls. He won silver in the men's double sculls ...more

Donny Long is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Patrice Servelle is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Patrice Servelle Patrice Servelle is a Monégasque Olympic bobsledder who has competed in the 2002, 2006, and the 2010 Winter Olympics. Servelle's placed 12th overall at the 2006 Winter Olympic, and was ...more

Blake Richards is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Blake Richards Blake Richards is a Canadian politician, who was first elected to represent the electoral district of Wild Rose in the 2008 Canadian federal election. He was re-elected in the 2011 election, and ...more

Jānis Miņins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Jānis Miņins Jānis Miņins is a Latvian bobsledder who has competed since 1999. He won a bronze medal in the four-man event at the FIBT World Championships 2009 in Lake Placid, New York, earning the country ...more

Mike Penning is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Mike Penning Michael Alan Penning is a British Conservative Party politician who is the current Minister of State for Policing, Minister of State for Justice and Member of Parliament for Hemel Hempstead. He ...more

Carl Gatto is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Carl Gatto Carl J. Gatto was a Republican member of the Alaska House of Representatives, representing the 13th District since 2002. He served as Chair of the Military & Veterans' Affairs Special ...more

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Piotr Małachowski is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Piotr Małachowski Piotr Małachowski is a Polish discus thrower, silver medalist at the 2008 Summer Olympics. His personal best throw is 71,84 metres, ranks Him fifth in all-time longest discus throw distances, ...more

Lou Angeli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Lou Angeli Louis P. "Lou" Angeli was an American writer and film maker.

Robert John Burke is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Robert John Burke Robert John Burke is an American actor.

Jack McGee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Jack McGee Jack McGee is an American television and film character actor. He has appeared in over 100 films and television series. McGee is perhaps best known as Chief Jerry Reilly on the television series ...more

Jamie Walters is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Jamie Walters Jamie Walters is an American actor, singer, firefighter and record producer, best known for his roles on Beverly Hills, 90210 and The Heights and his number one single "How Do You Talk to

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Anthony Cannella is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Anthony Cannella Anthony Cannella is an American politician currently serving in the California State Senate. He is a Republican representing the 12th district, encompassing Merced and San Benito counties, as ...more

Keith Hart is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Keith Hart Keith William Hart is a Canadian retired firefighter and professional wrestler. He is one of the sons of Stu Hart, CM.

Julius Daniels is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Julius Daniels Julius Daniels was an American Piedmont blues musician. His song "99 Year Blues" appeared on the box set Anthology of American Folk Music and has been covered by Jim Kweskin, Chris ...more

Caroline Paul is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Caroline Paul Caroline Paul is an American writer of fiction and non-fiction. She was raised in Connecticut, and educated in journalism and documentary film at Stanford University. She worked as a journalist ...more

Desiree Horton is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Desiree Horton Desiree Tyler Horton, nicknamed "Chopper Chick," is a helicopter pilot and television personality based in Los Angeles, California. She is one of the few female helicopter ...more

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Andy Neumann is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Andy Neumann Andrew Neumann is a Democratic state legislator from Michigan. He currently serves in the Michigan State House of Representatives, representing the 106th District. The 106th District is located ...more

James Hanlon is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
James Hanlon James Hanlon is a former New York City firefighter, an actor and director. He co-directed the CBS documentary film 9/11 with Jules and Gedeon Naudet.

R. David Paulison is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
R. David Paulison Robert David Paulison is an American former fire chief who served as the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Paulison was appointed by President George W. Bush on September 12, ...more

Chris Carey is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Ebrahim Barkhordari is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Ebrahim Barkhordari Ebrahim Barkhordari is an athlete and firefighter.

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Anthony Martin Sinatra is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Anthony Martin Sinatra Anthony Martin Sinatra, born Saverio Antonino Martino Sinatra, was an Italian-American Hoboken city fireman, professional boxer, bar owner, and father of singer and actor Frank Sinatra. On ...more

Chris Lytle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Chris Lytle Chris Scott Lytle is a retired American mixed martial artist, boxer and a veteran of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Lytle was prominently featured as a Welterweight on The Ultimate Fighter ...more

Victor Bussie is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Victor Bussie Victor V. Bussie was until his retirement in 1997 the 41-year unopposed president of the Louisiana AFL-CIO, having first assumed the mantle of union leadership in 1956. Journalists often ...more

Welles Crowther is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Welles Crowther Welles Remy Crowther was an American equities trader known for saving at least a dozen lives during the September 11 attacks in New York City, during which he lost his own life.

Kurt Kuschela is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Kurt Kuschela Kurt Kuschela is a German sprint canoer. He won the Gold Medal in the 2012 Summer Olympics in C-2 1000 metres category event for his country.

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Dominique Maltais is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Dominique Maltais Dominique Maltais is a Canadian snowboarder, specialising in snowboard cross. She is a two-time Olympic medallist. Born in Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, Quebec, Maltais began her ...more

Jimmy Watkins is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Jimmy Watkins Jimmy Watkins is an athlete. He represented the United States of America in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Peter Gutzmer is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Peter Gutzmer Peter Gutzmer was the Democratic candidate for the 2006 and 2008 election for Illinois State Senator for the 27th District. He was defeated twice by Republican Matt Murphy. The first time, in ...more

Bill Wandrack is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Firefighters

Cyrille Carré is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Danny Watkins is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Danny Watkins Danny William Watkins is a former American football offensive guard in the National Football League. He was drafted fourth overall by the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League in the 2010 CFL ...more

Rip Esselstyn is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Mario Gallegos, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Mario Gallegos, Jr. Mario Valentin Gallegos, Jr. was a Democratic politician in the U.S. state of Texas. He was the senator from District 6 in the Texas Senate, which serves a portion of Harris County. Gallegos is ...more

Zbigniew Bródka is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Zbigniew Bródka Zbigniew Bródka is an Olympic Speed Skating athlete from Poland.

John Costelloe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
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Brenda Cowan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Brenda Cowan Brenda Denise Cowan, Lexington, Kentucky's first black female firefighter, died in the line of duty on February 13, 2004. According to Women in the Fire Service, Lieutenant Cowan is the first ...more

B.J. Annis is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Firefighters

Gregory Widen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Firefighters
Gregory Widen Gregory Widen is an American screenwriter and film director. A student in UCLA's screenwriting program, he sold his script for Highlander while still an undergraduate. Before entering the UCLA ...more