USFA On-Duty Death: Wyoming

United States Fire Administration
5 November 2021

EMMITSBURG, Maryland – The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Engine Boss Layla Bradley, 29, of Dragon Firefighters, Inc. on 11 October 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.

Age: 29
Rank: Engine Boss
Classification: Wildland Contract
Incident date: October 11, 2021 1:30 p.m.
Date of death: October 11, 2021
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property

The number of on-duty deaths for 2021 currently is 117.

Go here to read the numbers of on-duty deaths due to COVID-19.

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.”

Published by Data Not Drama

Data Not Drama is writings that provide a point of critical thought about firefighter fatality data and education, line of duty deaths, and risk. The main focus is to encourage less risk aversion and better knowledge on the subject of firefighter fatalities in firefighters, fire departments, and fire service organizations.

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