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Rescuer face down in a river

A summary incident report between the years of 2009–2018 from the Dr. Rita Fahy of the NFPA listed 703 firefighter fatalities by cause or nature of injury. According to the report, drowning was the seventh leading cause of death among firefighters; sudden cardiac death being number one.

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