Data visualization: Firefighter fatality causes (2021)
|Stress or overexertion||39|
|Struck by object||8|
On-duty firefighter deaths in 2021
Firefighters died while on duty.
63 firefighters died from COVID-19.
|92||Firefighters died from activities related to an emergency incident.|
|45||Firefighters died from activities at a non-fire scene.|
|34||Firefighters died from activities at a fire scene.|
|33||Firefighters died from heart attacks.|
|12||Firefighters died while responding to or returning from emergency incidents.|
|9||Firefighters died while participating in training activities.|
On-duty firefighter fatalities, 2012-2021Does not include COVID-19 fatalities for purposes of trend analysis
1986-2021 annual firefighter fatality reports
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