USFA: Kentucky On-Duty Death

72-year-old captain collapsed during shed fire.

72-year-old captain collapsed during shed fire

United States Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Captain Ronald Ingram, 72, of the Woodford County Fire Protection District on March 3, 2021.

Captain Ronald Ingram was part of a response to a shed fire. Shortly after his arrival on-scene, Ingram collapsed. CPR was immediately initiated, and Ingram was then transported to a local hospital where he passed away.

Tribute is being paid to Captain Ingram at

To date, 24 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2021. 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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