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Firefighter Fatalities in the United States

The U. S. Fire Administration tracks and collects information on the causes of on-duty firefighter fatalities that occur in the United States. We conduct an annual analysis to identify specific problems so that we may direct efforts toward finding solutions that will reduce firefighter fatalities in the future. This information is also used to measure the effectiveness of programs directed toward firefighter health and safety.


Firefighter fatalities in 2022

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Recent firefighter fatalities

Includes provisional information
Name Fire department Location Date of death
Joshua Haynes Linn County Rural Fire District #1 Pleasanton, Kansas Jun 22, 2022
Hunter Coco Maxwell Community Volunteer Fire Department Maxwell, Texas Jun 20, 2022
Jonathon Coco Maxwell Community Volunteer Fire Department Maxwell, Texas Jun 20, 2022
Sean Williamson Philadelphia Fire Department Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Jun 18, 2022
Douglas Clemons Polk County Fire Rescue Bartow, Florida Jun 14, 2022
Stephen A. Feron Hauppauge Fire Department Hauppauge, New York Jun 11, 2022
Christopher Allen Hollywood Fire & Rescue & Beach Safety Hollywood, Florida Jun 6, 2022
Brandon Yaeger Bethany Volunteer Fire Department Reidsville, North Carolina May 31, 2022
Terry L. Cassidy Sparta Township Fire Department Cromwell, Indiana May 26, 2022
Harold J. Cordova Central Conejos Fire Protection District Manassa, Colorado May 1, 2022