National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Roll of Honor

Age: 38
Year of Death: 1999

Joseph T. McGuirk

Joseph T. McGuirk‚ 38‚ a member of the Worcester Fire Department‚ died in the December 3‚ 1999‚ warehouse fire‚ while searching for two trapped firefighters. Five other firefighters also died in this incident. A member of the department for two years‚ his extended family has more than 200 years of firefighter service. Prior to joining the department‚ he owned a contracting company.

Memorial Posts


Memorial Wall

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  1. All gone too soon. You are forever in our hearts, never to be forgotten RIP

    – Sue
  2. Rest in Peace Brother- you are not forgotten

    – Robert A. Willis
  3. Rest in peace brother.

    – Stacy Waterworth
  4. RIP Brother. We’ll take take it from here

    – FF Dan Proper
  5. I remember. RIP brother.

    – Chris Sinnott
  6. We remember.

    – Mary
  7. R.I.P HERO

    – stacy
  8. It’s been 15 years and we remember. I pray that God is comforting your family and you are resting in peace with the Lord.

    – Barbara
  9. RIP. Never Forgotten ❤️

    – Ann