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Summary Incident Report

Report dates:
Mar 31, 2020 to Dec 29, 2020
Number of on-duty firefighter fatalities:
36
Count of Hometown Heroes:
0
Data filters that contributed to this report
Keywords covid
Cause of death Exposure

Firefighter classifications

66.7%
24 Career
30.6%
11 Volunteer
2.8%
1 Part-Time (Paid)
Number of multiple firefighter fatality incidents: 0
Number of firefighter fatalities associated with wildland incidents: 0

Type of duty

47.2%
17 Other On-Duty
41.7%
15 On-Scene Non-Fire
5.6%
2 Training
5.6%
2 On-Scene Fire
Percent of fatalities related to emergency duty: 58.3%
Number of firefighter fatalities associated with suspicious/incendiary incidents: 0

Type of incident

41.7%
15 Other
38.9%
14 Emergency Medical Services
13.9%
5 Not Incident-Related
2.8%
1 Hazmat
2.8%
1 Structure Fire

Cause of fatal injury

100%
36 Exposure

Nature of fatal injury

100%
36 Covid-19

Age of firefighter when the fatal injury was sustained

0%
0 (Under 21)
0%
0 (21 to 25)
2.8%
1 (26 to 30)
5.6%
2 (31 to 40)
30.6%
11 (41 to 50)
30.6%
11 (51 to 60)
30.6%
11 (61 and Over)
0%
0 (Unknown)
Percent of firefighter fatalities age 40 and under: 8.3%

Type of activity

58.3%
21 Other
36.1%
13 EMS/Patient Care
2.8%
1 Search and Rescue
2.8%
1 In-Station Duties

Time of fatal injury

0%
0 01:00-02:59
2.8%
1 03:00-04:59
2.8%
1 05:00-06:59
19.4%
7 07:00-08:59
0%
0 09:00-10:59
8.3%
3 11:00-12:59
2.8%
1 13:00-14:59
2.8%
1 15:00-16:59
2.8%
1 17:00-18:59
0%
0 19:00-20:59
0%
0 21:00-22:59
0%
0 23:00-00:59
58.3%
21 Unknown

Month of the year

33.3%
12 December
22.2%
8 April
11.1%
4 September
8.3%
3 August
8.3%
3 November
5.6%
2 May
5.6%
2 July
2.8%
1 March
2.8%
1 June

Firefighter fatalities by state by location of fire service organization

2.8%
1 Alabama
2.8%
1 California
5.6%
2 Florida
2.8%
1 Georgia
8.3%
3 Illinois
2.8%
1 Indiana
2.8%
1 Kentucky
5.6%
2 Michigan
2.8%
1 Mississippi
2.8%
1 Missouri
5.6%
2 New Jersey
8.3%
3 New York
5.6%
2 North Carolina
2.8%
1 Ohio
2.8%
1 Oklahoma
11.1%
4 Pennsylvania
2.8%
1 Tennessee
16.7%
6 Texas
2.8%
1 West Virginia
2.8%
1 Wisconsin