USFA: West Virginia On-Duty Death

Senior Airman/Firefighter Young was killed while battling the blaze when a beam fell on him.

Senior Airman/Firefighter Young was killed by a falling beam

United States Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Senior Airman/Firefighter Logan Young, 30, of the 167th Air Lift Wing of the West Virginia Air National Guard Fire Department.

On Sunday, December 27, 2020, at approximately 0200hrs, Senior Airman/Firefighter Logan Young, responded to a mutual aid call, to a barn fire in Kearneysville, West Virginia. Senior Airman/Firefighter Young was killed while battling the blaze when a beam fell on him. The cause of the fire has been determined as arson and is under investigation.

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

To date, 91 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020. 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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