The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Engine Boss Layla Bradley, 29, of Dragon Fighters, Inc. on October 11, 2021.
While deployed to a fire in the Inyo National Forest in California, Engine Boss Layla Bradley was found unresponsive at the fire station. CPR was immediately performed but she was unable to be revived. Investigation into the cause of Engine Boss Bradley’s death is ongoing.
Tribute is being paid to Engine Boss Layla Bradley at https://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/fatalityData/detail?fatalityId=5146
To date, 118 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.