Pittsburgh firefighter Richard A. Burns died at the fire station on May 24‚ 2008‚ after running multiple calls during his shift.
Rick served his country in the US Marine Corps for four years. He joined the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire in 1999 and served his community and city as a Pittsburgh firefighter for nine years.
Rick enjoyed fishing and taking trips to the beach. Most of all‚ he loved being with his family. He was well respected and loved by his family and friends as well as his community. All those whose lives he touched will miss him greatly.
He was survived by his wife‚ Lorraine; his children‚ Richard Jr. and Tamara; his stepson‚ William Pegher; and his sister‚ Terry Mullaney.