To date, 11 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2018.
The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Stacey Leigh Boulware, 44, of Cobb County Fire and Emergency Services on March 12, 2018.
Firefighter Stacey Leigh Boulware collapsed while on duty at Cobb County Fire Station 5. Firefighter Boulware was reported to having responded to two emergency calls and passing a fire department physical agility test in the hours prior to her falling ill. Boulware was treated by fellow responders then transported to Kennestone Hospital where, despite all efforts, she succumbed to a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be determined.
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Boulware at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 11 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.