|Document ID (ISN)||68083|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1054-8793 - NFPA Journal
|Convention or series no.
||Washburn A.E., LeBlanc P.R., Fahy R.F.
||1995 Firefighter fatalities
||July-Aug. 1996, Vol.90, No.4, p.63-77. Illus.
||In 1995, 88 firefighters died on duty in the USA, a decrease of 15% from the 104 deaths recorded in 1994. The trend has been downward since 1977. The main article breaks down the statistics by circumstances of death, cause, age of victim, career versus volunteer status and length of service. Sidebars describe fatal fires due to arson, death and disability benefits offered by the US Federal Government and examples of fatal incidents occurring in 1995.
||fire fighting; fatalities; fire services; USA
||statistics; statistical trends
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||USA|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Fires, explosions and major hazards
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces