Report: NFPA's "U.S. Firefighter Deaths Related to Training, 2001-2010"
Author: Rita F. Fahy
Issued: January 2012
Training is a vital part of fire department operations, but it too often results in unnecessary deaths and injuries. Between 2001-2010, 108 firefighters died while engaged in training-related activities (11.3 percent of all on-duty firefighter deaths in those years, not including the 340 deaths at the World Trade Center in 2001).