Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program (FFFIPP)
The NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program conducts investigations of fire fighter line-of-duty deaths to formulate recommendations for preventing future deaths and injuries.
For a comprehensive listing of FFFIPP reports, please search the Fatality Investigation Reports.
- Wildland fire superintendent dies from heart attack after performing physical fitness training – Idaho, 2015
- Wildland fire fighter dies from hyperthermia during pack test – Arizona, 2015
- Fire crew supervisor suffers sudden cardiac death during pack test – Wyoming, 2014
- Lieutenant suffers sudden cardiac death during the “Pack Test” – Arizona, 2014
- Fire fighter suffers sudden cardiac death while working at a grass fire – Mississippi, 2014
- Volunteer Fire Fighter Dies in Tanker Crash En Route to Grass Fire – Indiana, 2014
- Volunteer fire chief suffers cardiac arrest at brush fire – North Carolina, 2013
- Forest Fire Service Fire Fighter Monitoring Prescribed Burn from Roadway is Struck and Killed When Smoke Obscures Visibility Following a Wind Shift – New Jersey, 2013
- Wildland Fire Fighter Suffers Sudden Cardiac Death During Campfire Patrol – New Mexico, 2013
- Wildland fire fighter trainee suffers sudden cardiac death during physical fitness exercise – California, 2012
- Wildland fire fighter dies from hyperthermia and exertional heatstroke while conducting mop-up operations – Texas, 2011
- Volunteer fire fighter dies and three fire fighters are injured during wildland fire – Texas, 2011
- Volunteer fire fighter dies and 5 volunteer fire fighters are injured during wildland urban interface fire – Texas, 2011