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Summary incident report

Report dates:
Jan 1, 2021 to Jan 13, 2021
Number of on-duty firefighter fatalities:
8
Count of Hometown Heroes:
0
Data filters that contributed to this report
Gender Male

Firefighter classifications

87.5%
7 Career
12.5%
1 Paid-on-Call
Number of multiple firefighter fatality incidents: 0
Number of firefighter fatalities associated with wildland incidents: 0

Type of duty

62.5%
5 On-Scene Non-Fire
37.5%
3 Other On-Duty
Percent of fatalities related to emergency duty: 62.5%
Number of firefighter fatalities associated with suspicious/incendiary incidents: 0

Type of incident

50%
4 Emergency Medical Services
50%
4 Other

Cause of fatal injury

100%
8 Exposure

Nature of fatal injury

100%
8 Other

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%
2 (41 to 50)
37.5%
3 (51 to 60)
37.5%
3 (61 and Over)
0%
0 (Unknown)
Percent of firefighter fatalities age 40 and under: 0%

Type of activity

50%
4 EMS/Patient Care
37.5%
3 In-Station Duties
12.5%
1 Other

Time of fatal injury

0%
0 01:00-02:59
0%
0 03:00-04:59
12.5%
1 05:00-06:59
25%
2 07:00-08:59
12.5%
1 09:00-10:59
0%
0 11:00-12:59
12.5%
1 13:00-14:59
12.5%
1 15:00-16:59
0%
0 17:00-18:59
0%
0 19:00-20:59
0%
0 21:00-22:59
0%
0 23:00-00:59
25%
2 Unknown

Month of the year

100%
8 January

Firefighter fatalities by state by location of fire service organization

12.5%
1 California
12.5%
1 Florida
12.5%
1 Louisiana
12.5%
1 Maryland
12.5%
1 Pennsylvania
25%
2 Tennessee
12.5%
1 Texas