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NIOSH Releases Firefighter Fatality Reports on Training Deaths and Other Recent LODDs

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Firefighter Fatality Investigation Program released reports on several recent firefighter line-of-duty deaths, including two which occurred during or after training evolutions. One of the reports deals with a volunteer lieutenant, 26, from New York who suffered a stroke and died following strenuous self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) training on January 10, 2011. Read the full report HERE. Another report deals with the death of a 46-year-old male career lieutenant from Vermont who suffered a heart attack during physical fitness training and died seven days later. That full report is available HERE. Fireground Deaths...

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