USFA Releases Fatalities Report

September 2008
Fire Chief;Sep2008, Vol. 52 Issue 9, p15
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The article reports that the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has released their annual series report "Firefighter Fatalities in the United States in 2007." The report shows that 27 firefighters fatalities resulted from vehicular accidents because of the lack of seatbelt use. In addition, 68 of the fatalities were volunteers and 50 of them were firefighters out of the 118 firefighters who died while on duty in 2007.


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