LeRoy Leavitt

  • Age: 50
  • Year of Death: 1983

Battalion Chief LeRoy Leavitt, age 50, of Las Vegas lost his battle with cancer on June 1, 1983.

Thelonious Adams

  • Age: 54
  • Year of Death: 2018

Captain Thelonious “Theo” Adams of Las Vegas Fire, age 54 and 13-year veteran of the department, was paralyzed from the neck down after a fire engine responding to reports of smoke in an apartment rolled over on Halloween night in 2003. Theo Adams died May 1, 2018, from injuries he suffered in the crash. Theo… View Article

Lowell “Lody” V. Smith

  • Distinguished Service

Distinguished Service Recipient 2004. Lody Smith served more than 35 years with the Nevada Division of Forestry. He is credited with significant expansion of programs, including the conservation camps, state nursery and fire districts, and was directly involved in the organization of 18 volunteer fire departments throughout the state. Lowell was primarily responsible for the… View Article

Thomas Peasley

  • Distinguished Service

Distinguished Service Recipient 1997. Thomas Peasley sever in on of the pioneer fire companies of San Francisco before coming to the Comstock. He organized the state’s first engine company, Virginia Engine Company No. 1, and it’s first ladder company, Nevada Hook and Ladder Company No.1 both in 1861. He helped organize the first fire department… View Article

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