Improving the Health & Safety of all Emergency Responders

United States Fire Admin Publishes Firefighter Fatalities in 2017 Report

  • 87 firefighters (48 volunteer, 33 career and 6 wildland agency) died while on duty.
    • 50 firefighters died from heart attacks.
    • 40 firefighters died from activities related to an emergency incident.
    • 17 firefighters died from activities at a fire scene.
    • 12 firefighters died while training.
    • 12 firefighters died during non-fire emergency duties.
    • 11 firefighters died while responding to or returning from emergency incidents.
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