Nationwide, firefighter suicides have been growing and are continuing to outpace line of duty deaths.
It’s a trend that has persisted in the last few years, especially for states like Nevada and California who are hit hardest by wildfires.
One study found that 37 percent of fire and EMS professionals have contemplated suicide, nearly 10 times the rate of American adults.
– PUB DATE: 7/17/2020 12:00:00 AM – SOURCE: KRNV-DT NBC 4 Reno
Source: SEAFC National Fire News