USFA On-Duty Death: New York

United States Fire Administration
15 December 2021

EMMITSBURG, Maryland – The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Probationary Firefighter Vincent Malveaux, 31, of the Fire Department of New York on 3 December 2021.

On Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021, Probationary Firefighter Vincent Malveaux suffered a medical emergency during morning training at the FDNY Training Academy. He was immediately transported to Harlem Hospital where he passed away on Friday, Dec. 3, 2021. Investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Age: 31
Rank: Probationary Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: December 2, 2021
Date of death: December 3, 2021
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Fitness Activity
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Training
Fixed property use: Educational

The number of on-duty deaths for 2021 currently is 131.

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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