USFA On-Duty Death: New York

United States Fire Administration
26 April 2022

The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Firefighter Timothy Klein, 31 of the Fire Department of New York on 24 April 2022.

On Sunday, April 24, 2022, Firefighter Timothy Klein responded to a 3 alarm fire at 108-26 Avenue N in Brooklyn. While fighting the fire, he was critically injured. He was removed from the building and taken to the Brookdale University Hospital Center, where he passed away from his injuries.

Age: 31
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: April 24, 2022 1:49 p.m.
Date of death: April 24, 2022
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Trauma
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 2022 currently is 39.

Go here to read the number of interior line of duty deaths for 2022.

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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