Firefighter fireground injuries by nature of injury

Year Total Strain, sprain 1Wound, cut,
dislocation, fracture
2Smoke, gas inhalation or respiratory
distress, eye irritation (other)                     
Burns and smoke
inhalation
Fire or chemical burns Heart attack, stroke Thermal Stress Other Cross Check

1999

45,550

17,925

9,880

7,050

N/A

4,060

395

3,570

2,670

45550

2000

43,065

19,500

8,695

5,945

N/A

3,850

250

2,175

2,650

43065

2001

41,395

16,410

10,355

3,925

1,190

3,255

310

2,315

3,635

41395

2002

37,860

15,735

9,200

2,790

975

3,205

345

2,415

3,195

37,860

2003

38,045

16,830

9,195

2,890

980

2,765

235

2,145

3,005

38,045

2004

36,880

17,890

7,370

2,915

585

2,860

290

1,875

3,095

36,880

2005

41,950

18,620

8,570

3,390

750

2,930

315

2,480

4,895

41,950

2006

44,210

20,655

8,705

3,755

575

3,070

350

2,280

4,820

44,210

2007

38,340

17,280

8,195

2,710

695

2,650

395

2,410

4,005

38,340

2008

36,595

17,855

6,685

2,865

540

2,270

245

2,075

4,060

36,595

2009

32,205

15,525

5,005

2,435

445

2,280

375

1,865

4,275

32,205

2010

32,675

17,250

5,505

1,660

555

1,940

175

2,350

3,240

32,675

2011

30,505

15,460

5,170

2,025

605

1,905

255

2,115

2,970

30,505

2012

31,490

17,375

4,470

1,890

270

1,820

265

1,825

3,575

31,490

2013

29,760

16,470

4,940

1,900

135

1,530

220

1,385

3,180

29,760

2014

27,015

14,210

4,465

2,190

420

1,390

210

1,250

2,880

27,015

1. Wound, Cut, Bleeding, Bruise PLUS Dislocation, Fracture.  See TABLE 2 of the Firefighter Injury report.
2. Smoke, gas inhalation PLUS other Respiratory distress. See TABLE 2 of the Firefighter Injury report.



Updated 4/16

 

Wound, Cut, Bleeding, Bruise PLUS Dislocation, Fracture.  See TABLE 2 of the Firefighter Injury report.
Smoke, gas inhalation PLUS other Respiratory distress. See TABLE 2 of the Firefighter Injury report.

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