The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Kasey Callwood, 31, of the Virgin Islands Fire Service on November 22, 2021.
On Monday, Nov. 22, 2021, Firefighter Kasey Callwood and another firefighter were returning to the fire station from a training exercise in a department apparatus when they were involved in a single vehicle accident. The apparatus overturned and Firefighter Kasey Callwood passed away at the scene. The other firefighter was taken to the hospital and released.
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Kasey Callwood at https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/detail?fatalityId=5154
To date, 127 firefighter fatalities have been reported to 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.