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Firefighter Deaths by Year Statistics

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Firefighter Death Statistics Data
Total number of firefighter deaths since 1977 4,377
Cause of Death Percentage
Overexertion / Stress / Medical 59 %
Crashes 12 %
Structural Collapse 9 %
Struck 9 %
Fell 6%
Explosion 1.6 %
Fatal Assault 1.3 %
Lost Inside 1.2 %
Caught Underwater 1 %
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Sources: NFPA, NIOSH
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: April 24, 2017

Firefighter Deaths by Year Statistics

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