USFA: Georgia On-Duty Death

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Barry Everett, 42, of DeKalb County Fire Rescue on August 8, 2018.

Firefighter Barry Everett worked a 24-shift and responded to multiple emergencies, the last emergency being at 0000hrs. During shift change, at 0800hrs, Everett was found deceased in bed at the fire station. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be reported.

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Everett at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/

To date, 60 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2018.  Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/ff_fatality_reports.html

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

 

USFA: Georgia On-Duty Death

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Gregory Jackson, 50, of the Fort Benning Fire Department on April 19, 2018.

Firefighter Gregory Jackson became ill at the end of his shift on April 14, 2018. He was transported to a local hospital where he passed away on April 19, 2018. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be reported. 

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Jackson at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/

To date, 28 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2018.  Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/ff_fatality_reports.html

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.