USFA: Florida On-Duty Death

Bradshaw was struck while at a accident

United States Fire Admnistration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Assistant District Chief Dwain S. Bradshaw, 41, of Escambia County Fire Rescue on November 6, 2019.

On Wednesday, November 6, 2019, at approximately 0350hrs, Assistant District Chief Dwain S. Bradshaw of the Beulah Fire Station of Escambia County Fire Rescue responded to a fatal motorcycle accident. While at the scene, he was struck by an 18-wheeler log truck. Chief Bradshaw was immediately airlifted to the Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola, Florida, where he passed away. Chief Bradshaw also served as the District Chief of the Escambia County Fire Rescue Station #1 in the community of Bellview.

Tribute is being paid to Assistant District Chief Bradshaw at

To date, 49 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2019. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

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