United States Fire Administration
17 August 2021
EMMITSBURG, Maryland – The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Firefighter/EMT Dylan Rodiek, 34, of the Jollyville Fire Department on 16 August 2021.
On Monday, August 16, 2021, the Jollyville Fire Department received a call out for a medical response. Firefighter/EMT Dylan Rodiek did not respond to the call. After returning to the fire station, fellow firefighters found Firefighter/EMT Rodiek deceased on the floor of his bunk room, from a possible cardiac related event.
Incident date: August 16, 2021 8:16 a.m.
Date of death: August 16, 2021
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office
The number of on-duty deaths for 2021 currently is 69.
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
For more information about on-duty deaths as recorded by the United States Fire Administration go to “Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.”