2015 Firefighter Fatalities

This article in the NFPA Journal takes a closer look at the on-duty firefighter fatalities in the U.S. in 2014. While the total number of on-duty deaths fell sharply from the previous year, the number of sudden cardiac deaths continues to claim a major share of on-duty fatalities. To learn more about firefighter heart health and how you can lower your risks of heart attack, visit the NVFC’s Heart-Healthy Firefighter web site.