United States Fire Administration
27 August 2021
EMMITSBURG, Maryland – The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Engineer Justin Hansen, 37, of the Central Mat-Su Fire Department on 27 June 2021.
Engineer Justin Hansen worked a 24-hour shift, ending the morning of Sunday, June 27, 2021. While on-duty Engineer Hansen responded to both fire and EMS calls. A few hours after returning home, Engineer Hansen was found deceased. The cause of his death was cardiac-related.
Incident date: June 27, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Date of death: June 27, 2021
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Residential
The number of on-duty deaths for 2021 currently is 77.
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.”