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Ohio Fire Statistics

Updated info:
Ohio State Fire Marshal: 2010 Ohio Fire Statistics
FULL TEXT (Rev. 04/07)

Source: Ohio Fire Marshal, Fire Prevention Bureau, May 1, 2006

There were 103 firefighter deaths in 2004, compared to 105 in 2003. Stress and over exertion, with consequent heart attacks, continue to be the primary causes. The greatest number of deaths, 34%, occurred when firefighters were going to or returning from fires; only 29 died at the site of a fire.
(NFPA Journal, 07/05)