Summary incident report

Report Dates: Mar 31, 2020 to Sep 8, 2020
Number of On-Duty Firefighter Fatalities: 18
Count of Hometown Heroes: 0

Firefighter Classifications

83.3%
 
15 Career
11.1%
 
2 Volunteer
5.6%
 
1 Part-Time (Paid)
Number of Multiple Firefighter Fatality Incidents: 0
Number of Firefighter Fatalities Associated with Wildland Incidents: 0

Type of Duty

66.7%
 
12 Other On-Duty
33.3%
 
6 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

50%
 
9 Other
27.8%
 
5 Emergency Medical Services
16.7%
 
3 Not Incident-Related
5.6%
 
1 Hazmat

Cause of Fatal Injury

100%
 
18 Exposure

Nature of Fatal Injury

94.4%
 
17 Other
5.6%
 
1 Cerebrovascular Accident

Age of Firefighter When the Fatal Injury Was Sustained

0%
 
0 (Under 21)
0%
 
0 (21 to 25)
0%
 
0 (26 to 30)
5.6%
 
1 (31 to 40)
44.4%
 
8 (41 to 50)
33.3%
 
6 (51 to 60)
16.7%
 
3 (61 and Over)
0%
 
0 (Unknown)
Percent of Firefighter Fatalities Age 40 and Under: 5.6%

Type of Activity

55.6%
 
10 In-Station Duties
27.8%
 
5 EMS/Patient Care
5.6%
 
1 Scene Safety
5.6%
 
1 Other
5.6%
 
1 Support

Time of Fatal Injury

0%
 
01:00-02:59
0%
 
03:00-04:59
5.6%
 
05:00-06:59
16.7%
 
07:00-08:59
0%
 
09:00-10:59
16.7%
 
11:00-12:59
0%
 
13:00-14:59
0%
 
15:00-16:59
0%
 
17:00-18:59
0%
 
19:00-20:59
0%
 
21:00-22:59
0%
 
23:00-00:59
61.1%
 
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Month of the Year

44.4%
 
8 April
16.7%
 
3 August
11.1%
 
2 May
11.1%
 
2 July
5.6%
 
1 March
5.6%
 
1 June
5.6%
 
1 September

Firefighter Fatalities by State by Location of Fire Service Organization

5.6%
 
1 California
11.1%
 
2 Florida
16.7%
 
3 Illinois
5.6%
 
1 Indiana
5.6%
 
1 Michigan
11.1%
 
2 New Jersey
16.7%
 
3 New York
5.6%
 
1 Pennsylvania
22.2%
 
4 Texas