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Summary Incident Report

Report dates:
Aug 5, 2008 to Aug 5, 2008
Number of on-duty firefighter fatalities:
9
Count of Hometown Heroes:
0
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Firefighter classifications

88.9%
8 Wildland Contract
11.1%
1 Wildland Full-Time
Number of multiple firefighter fatality incidents: 0
Number of firefighter fatalities associated with wildland incidents: 9

Type of duty

100%
9 Other On-Duty
Percent of fatalities related to emergency duty: 100%
Number of firefighter fatalities associated with suspicious/incendiary incidents: 0

Type of incident

100%
9 Wildland

Cause of fatal injury

100%
9 Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft

Nature of fatal injury

100%
9 Trauma

Age of firefighter when the fatal injury was sustained

22.2%
2 (Under 21)
33.3%
3 (21 to 25)
22.2%
2 (26 to 30)
0%
0 (31 to 40)
0%
0 (41 to 50)
11.1%
1 (51 to 60)
11.1%
1 (61 and Over)
0%
0 (Unknown)
Percent of firefighter fatalities age 40 and under: 77.8%

Type of activity

100%
9 Other

Time of fatal injury

0%
0 01:00-02:59
0%
0 03:00-04:59
0%
0 05:00-06:59
0%
0 07:00-08:59
0%
0 09:00-10:59
0%
0 11:00-12:59
0%
0 13:00-14:59
0%
0 15:00-16:59
0%
0 17:00-18:59
100%
9 19:00-20:59
0%
0 21:00-22:59
0%
0 23:00-00:59
0%
0 Unknown

Month of the year

100%
9 August

Firefighter fatalities by state by location of fire service organization

11.1%
1 California
88.9%
8 Oregon