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Summary incident report

Report dates:
Mar 31, 2020 to Dec 29, 2020
Number of on-duty firefighter fatalities:
33
Count of Hometown Heroes:
0
Data filters that contributed to this report
Gender Male

Firefighter classifications

66.7%
22 Career
30.3%
10 Volunteer
3%
1 Part-Time (Paid)
Number of multiple firefighter fatality incidents: 0
Number of firefighter fatalities associated with wildland incidents: 0

Type of duty

60.6%
20 Other On-Duty
33.3%
11 On-Scene Non-Fire
3%
1 Training
3%
1 On-Scene Fire
Percent of fatalities related to emergency duty: 45.5%
Number of firefighter fatalities associated with suspicious/incendiary incidents: 0

Type of incident

54.5%
18 Other
24.2%
8 Emergency Medical Services
12.1%
4 Not Incident-Related
3%
1 Hazmat
3%
1 Structure Fire
3%
1 False Alarm

Cause of fatal injury

100%
33 Exposure

Nature of fatal injury

97%
32 Other
3%
1 Cerebrovascular Accident

Age of firefighter when the fatal injury was sustained

0%
0 (Under 21)
0%
0 (21 to 25)
3%
1 (26 to 30)
3%
1 (31 to 40)
30.3%
10 (41 to 50)
33.3%
11 (51 to 60)
30.3%
10 (61 and Over)
0%
0 (Unknown)
Percent of firefighter fatalities age 40 and under: 6.1%

Type of activity

54.5%
18 In-Station Duties
24.2%
8 EMS/Patient Care
9.1%
3 Other
3%
1 Scene Safety
3%
1 Support
3%
1 Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
3%
1 Responding

Time of fatal injury

0%
0 01:00-02:59
3%
1 03:00-04:59
3%
1 05:00-06:59
21.2%
7 07:00-08:59
0%
0 09:00-10:59
9.1%
3 11:00-12:59
3%
1 13:00-14:59
3%
1 15:00-16:59
3%
1 17:00-18:59
0%
0 19:00-20:59
0%
0 21:00-22:59
0%
0 23:00-00:59
54.5%
18 Unknown

Month of the year

33.3%
11 December
24.2%
8 April
9.1%
3 August
9.1%
3 November
6.1%
2 May
6.1%
2 July
6.1%
2 September
3%
1 March
3%
1 June

Firefighter fatalities by state by location of fire service organization

3%
1 Alabama
3%
1 California
6.1%
2 Florida
3%
1 Georgia
9.1%
3 Illinois
3%
1 Indiana
3%
1 Kentucky
6.1%
2 Michigan
3%
1 Missouri
6.1%
2 New Jersey
9.1%
3 New York
3%
1 North Carolina
3%
1 Ohio
3%
1 Oklahoma
12.1%
4 Pennsylvania
3%
1 Tennessee
15.2%
5 Texas
3%
1 West Virginia
3%
1 Wisconsin