Deputy Chief Malukas suffered a heart attack at home.
Firefighter Recruit Victor Melillo collapsed during a training exercise in the parking lot of the Morris County Public Safety Training Academy.
Captain Martin “Marty” Meyers contracted COVID-19 at the fire department.
72-year-old captain collapsed during shed fire.
To date, 23 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2021.
Philadelphia Fire Boat Pilot John Evans contracted COVID-19.
Firefighter Phillip Craig Ginter became ill as he helped to pump water at a designated fill site.
He was found unresponsive in his vehicle and firefighters immediately performed CPR.
Chief dies from COVID-19 while attending meetings.
80-year-old firefighter suffers a heart attack after a training drill.