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Expect Fire: Remembering Asheville, North Carolina and Captain Jeff Bowen

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    On this day a response to an AFA turned deadly       On July 28, 2011, a 37-year-old career captain died and 9 fire fighters were injured in a 6-story medical building fire while searching for the seat of the fire. At 1228 hours, dispatch sent four companies (2 engines, 1 truck, […]

House Passes Federal Death and Disability Benefits Bill for First Responders Afflicted by COVID-19

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  Presumption bill moves to the President         WASHINGTON – The U.S. House of Representatives adopted legislation on Monday sponsored by Rep. Dave Joyce to ensure that families of firefighters, police officers and emergency medical technicians who die from or are disabled by the coronavirus get Public Safety Officers Benefit program payments. […]

January 2020 On-Duty Deaths

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  An increase compared to past Januarys   The first month of 2020 ended with nine on-duty deaths as defined by the United States Fire Administration.      This is the highest January total in six years, but only one of the fatalities involves a victim killed inside a burning structure.  Fatalities related to vehicles […]

Question from a Reader: 2018 Interior LODDs

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      “Do you know the line of duty death total for 2018 and how many were involved on the interior?”

One Out of 93

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It was a good and bad year for the U.S. fire service  

False

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  And the tales grow taller on down the line  

On-Duty Deaths, January – June 2017

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  In terms of data, the fireground has been relatively safe so far

On-Duty Deaths Under Search, 2011 – 2016

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  It’s not as bad as what you might be led to believe    

We Have How Many LODDs?

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Don’t worry about those fires kid  

On-Duty Deaths and Advancing Hoselines in 2016

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  A closer look at reported firefighter fatality on the hoseline data  

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