Firefighter fatalities in the United States in 2013
Publisher/Date:Washington, D.C. : FEMA, 2014
Summary:The objective of the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) study "Firefighter Fatalities in the United States" is to identify and analyze all on-duty firefighter fatalities to increase understanding of their causes and how they can be prevented. The study is intended to help identify approaches that could reduce the number of deaths in future years. While on-duty in 2013, 106 firefighters died, an increase of 24 firefighters over the previous year's total.