Firefighter Health & Safety

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Firefighter Fatalities

Name Fire Department State
Hugh Ferguson Damon Volunteer Fire Department TX
George Underwood Lake Volunteer Fire Department WV
Edward Walsh Boston Fire Department MA

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Firefighter Casualties 2008 - 2012

Year Deaths1 Fireground Injuries2 Total Injuries2
2008 120 36,595 79,700
2009 91 32,205 78,150
2010 87 32,675 71,875
2011 83 30,505 70,090
2012 81 31,490 69,400

1 Source: U.S. Fire Administration

2 Source: National Fire Protection Association