The Problem

Firefighters are dying

The Facts

Heart attack is the #1 cause of Line of Duty Deaths (LODD)for firefighters (2016, U.S. Fire Admin)
A fire department is 3 times more likely to experience a suicide than a LODD (2015 NFFF)
"There have been no substantial improvements in firefighter health over the last 25 years” (2008 Univ. of Indiana Study)

Firefighter Health Reports

  • PTSD rates are triple the national average
  • Half of all Fireground injuries are due to exhaustion, sprains and strains
  • Lack of situational awareness is the #1 cause of injury 
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