Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program

Pending Investigations/Reports


Pending Investigations
Report No. Incident Date Event Description
2022-04 01/13/2022 1 Firefighter killed and 2 firefighters injured during a collapse of a vacant multi-story building – Missouri
2022-03 06/22/2022 A 35 year old FF died after collapsing in a building during his 3rd entry as part of a fire response – Kansas
2022-02 06/18/2022 Lieutenant Killed and 4 Firefighters Injured at a Commercial Building Collapse – Pennsylvania
2022-01 01/24/2022 3 Firefighters killed and 1 firefighter seriously injured during a collapse in a three story vacant row house fire – Maryland
2021-21 12/18/2021 Firefighter dies from a head injury incurred during vehicle maintenance operations when the tire he was filling with air exploded – Louisiana
2021-20 12/21/2021 Firefighter found unresponsive at structure fire – Illinois
2021-18 08/12/2021 26-Year-Old Firefighter Dies of Complications from Acute Promyelocytic Leukemia – Connecticut
2021-17 07/03/2021 26-Year-Old Firefighter Cadet Dies from Heat Stroke on First Day of Cadet Training – Virginia
2021-16 06/08/2021 57-Year-Old Firefighter Suffers Cardiac Event while responding to a parking garage fire – California
2021-14 08/11/2021 Captain fell through the first floor into the basement – Maryland
2021-13 07/24/2021 Firefighter dies and two other firefighters injured while preparing to leave the scene of vehicle incident with injuries – Pennsylvania
2021-12 07/4/2021 Firefighter found unresponsive on the third floor of the single-family dwelling – Pennsylvania
2021-11 05/12/2021 Firefighter found unconscious on second floor of residential home – Connecticut
2021-09 12/27/2020 Senior airman/firefighter was struck by a beam while battling a fire – West Virginia
2021-08 03/03/2021 Firefighter suffered a medical emergency at a training exercise – New York
2021-06 11/18/2020 40-Year-Old Firefighter Dies While Driving a Water Tender to a Fire – Michigan
2020-11 03/09/2020 Firefighter Killed by the Collapse of a Porch Roof at a Residential Structure Fire – Pennsylvania
2020-10 02/18/2020 A Career Captain and Firefighter die while trapped on second floor searching a Public Building Fire – California
2020-09 01/11/2020 Lieutenant and Police Officer Struck and Killed at an Interstate Crash Scene, Fire Fighter Injured – Texas
2020-07 01/13/2020 Responding to structure fire in an Engine when it rolled over – West Virginia
2020-06 07/29/2019 WFF cadet died while on training hike – California
2020-03 01/10/2020 Firefighter Candidate Dies from Heat Stress Performing Essential Function Course – Alabama
2020-02 01/05/2020 FF died in a floor collapse into basement in a Modular home fire – Missouri
2020-01 12/07/2019 Fell from a 5 story multi-family structure fire – Colorado
2019-17 09/01/2018 Volunteer Assistant Chief suffered fatal medical emergency while working a vehicle crash scene – Maryland
2019-09 05/05/2019 Paid-on-call fire fighter trapped and dies following stairway collapse in two-story vacant structure fire – Illinois
2019-04 10/17/2018 Probationary fire fighter collapses and dies following SCBA maze confidence training – Arizona
2019-03 03/05/2019 Career captain killed by structural collapse at residential structure fire – Illinois
2019-02 03/01/2019 Career captain dies in flashover in residential apartment building – Maine
2019-01 01/05/2019 Career Lieutenant killed and fire fighter seriously injured by explosion while fighting fire at grain processing facility – Iowa
2018-13 07/23/2018 Career fire fighter falls thru floor at residential house fire – Maryland

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