Village News - Also serving the communities of De Luz, Rainbow, Camp Pendleton, Pala and Pauma

NFPA's annual U.S. Firefighter Fatalities report reflects significant milestones

 

Last updated 7/23/2020 at 7:07pm



The National Fire Protection Association released its annual “U.S. Firefighter Fatalities in the United States” report, which showed fewer than 50 U.S. firefighter fatalities while on duty in 2019, reflecting the lowest number of deaths reported since NFPA began conducting this study in 1977.

In addition, there were no multiple-fatality incidents, which also represents a first for the report. Other important achievements include the lowest number of deaths of volunteer firefighters, deaths in road vehicle crashes and cardiac deaths.

“This year’s findings reflect significant milesto...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2020

Rendered 10/05/2020 01:32