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USFA: Pennsylvania On-Duty Death

Firefighter Nulton died of injuries from a 2018 incident

United States Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Edward Nulton, 60, of the Kunkle Fire Company on September 19, 2019.

On September 21, 2018, Firefighter Edward Nulton was directing traffic at the scene of a vehicle accident when he was struck by a dump truck. He suffered critical injuries, including traumatic brain injury, from which he was unable to recover. Nulton passed away as a result of his injuries on September 19, 2019.

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

To date, 36 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2019. 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.