United States Fire Administration
23 December 2021
The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Firefighter/EMT Marshawn Plummer, 30, of the Chicago Fire Department on 21 December 2021.
On Thursday, Dec. 16, 2021, Firefighter/EMT Marshawn Plummer was at the scene of a two story apartment building fire when he suffered a medical emergency. He was immediately rushed to the hospital where he remained until passing away on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2021. The fire also took the life of a civilian and injured two others.
Incident date: December 16, 2021 2:30 a.m.
Date of death: December 21, 2021
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential
The number of on-duty deaths for 2021 currently is 136.
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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.”