The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Christ Swan, 57, of the Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Fire Department on January 10, 2014.
Along with other firefighters, Firefighter Swan was investigating an activated fire alarm. Swan became fatigued and was found in cardiac arrest. Efforts to revive Firefighter Swan were initiated and he was transported to a local hospital where he passed away.
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Christ Swan at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, two firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2014. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/statistics
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
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