USFA: New York On-Duty Death

To date, 29 firefighter fatalities have been reported to the USFA in 2021.

Morse suffered a medical emergency at a training exercise

United States Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Peyton Morse, 21, of the City of Watertown Fire Department on March 12, 2021.

On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, Firefighter Peyton Morse suffered a medical emergency at a training exercise. He was immediately rushed to the hospital where he remained in the Critical Care Unit. He passed away on Friday, March 12, 2021. An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

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

To date, 29 firefighter fatalities have been reported to the USFA in 2021. 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.

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