Summary incident report

Report Dates: Sep 14, 1998 to Nov 7, 2018
Number of On-Duty Firefighter Fatalities: 4
Count of Hometown Heroes: 0

Firefighter Classifications

100%
 
4 Volunteer
Number of Multiple Firefighter Fatality Incidents: 0
Number of Firefighter Fatalities Associated with Wildland Incidents: 0

Type of Duty

25%
 
1 On-Scene Fire
25%
 
1 Training
25%
 
1 After
25%
 
1 On-Scene Non-Fire
Percent of Fatalities Related to Emergency Duty: 50%
Number of firefighter fatalities associated with Suspicious/Incendiary incidents: 0

Type of Incident

33.3%
 
1 Not Incident-Related
33.3%
 
1 Structure Fire
33.3%
 
1 Motor Vehicle Accident

Cause of Fatal Injury

75%
 
3 Stress/Overexertion
25%
 
1 Struck By

Nature of Fatal Injury

50%
 
2 Heart Attack
25%
 
1 Cerebrovascular Accident
25%
 
1 Trauma

Age of Firefighter When the Fatal Injury Was Sustained

0%
 
0 (Under 21)
0%
 
0 (21 to 25)
0%
 
0 (26 to 30)
0%
 
0 (31 to 40)
25%
 
1 (41 to 50)
50%
 
2 (51 to 60)
25%
 
1 (61 and Over)
0%
 
0 (Unknown)
Percent of Firefighter Fatalities Age 40 and Under: 0%

Type of Activity

66.7%
 
2 Other
33.3%
 
1 Scene Safety

Time of Fatal Injury

0%
 
01:00-02:59
25%
 
03:00-04:59
0%
 
05:00-06:59
0%
 
07:00-08:59
0%
 
09:00-10:59
0%
 
11:00-12:59
0%
 
13:00-14:59
0%
 
15:00-16:59
25%
 
17:00-18:59
25%
 
19:00-20:59
0%
 
21:00-22:59
0%
 
23:00-00:59
25%
 
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Month of the Year

25%
 
1 September
25%
 
1 December
25%
 
1 August
25%
 
1 November

Firefighter Fatalities by State by Location of Fire Service Organization

100%
 
3 South Carolina