TITLE

Firefighter Fatalities at 115 for 2007

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Fire Chief;Jan2008, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the provisional report released by the U.S. Fire Administration showing 115 line-of-duty firefighter fatalities in 2007. 42.06 % of those deaths were career service appointed and 51.3% were volunteer firefighters. Accounting for 47.8%, stress or overexertion was listed as the leading cause of the deaths.
ACCESSION #
30012072

 

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