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In the Line of Duty
Dillon J. Rinaldo, 26 - Baltimore, Maryland
Dillon J. Rinaldo Lieutenant Baltimore City Fire Department Baltimore, Maryland Age: 26 Sex: Male Classification: Career Years of service: 6 Date of incident: October 19, 2023 Date of death: October 25, 2023 On Thursday, Oct. 19, 2023, Baltimore City Fire Department firefighters responded to a fire that broke out in a block of brick two-story homes. While inside one of the homes, 5 firefighters became overwhelmed by the smoke and heat. All 5 firefighters were rushed to the hospital. On Wednesday, Oct. 25, 2023, Lieutenant Dillon J. Rinaldo died as a result of the injuries he sustained. This is the second firefighter that has succumbed to his injuries from this fire. On the evening of Oct. 19, 2023, EMT/Firefighter Rodney Pitts, III also passed away. The other 3 firefighters have been treated and released. Investigation into the incident continues.