USFA On-Duty Death: Maryland

United States Fire Administration
3 November 2022

The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of EMT/Firefighter Juan Wilson, 34, of the Baltimore City Fire Department on 30 October 2022.

On Monday, Sept. 19, 2022, EMT/Firefighter Juan Wilson responded to an emergency medical call at a residence. While performing CPR on the patient, EMT/Firefighter Wilson himself suffered a medical emergency. He was rushed to the hospital where he remained until last week when he was transferred to a rehabilitation facility. EMT/Firefighter Wilson had been on life support since the incident. He passed away on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022.

Age: 34
Rank: EMT/Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: September 19, 2022 10:00 p.m.
Date of death: October 30, 2022
Cause of death: Other
Nature of death: Other
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 2022 currently is 81.

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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