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The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: AZ

It is in great sadness that we as a Brotherhood post the 32nd Line Of Duty Death for 2013 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter Bradley Harper has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for his fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our brothers & sisters of the Phoenix Fire Department.

Brad Harper

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 2

Date of Incident: 05/18/2013
Time of Incident: 1720hrs
Date of Death: 05/19/2013

Fire Department: Phoenix
Fire Department Address: 150 South 12th Street, Phoenix, AZ 85034
Fire Department Chief: Bob Khan

Incident Description: Firefighter Harper was pinned between two fire department vehicles at the scene of an outside fire. He was treated at the scene and transported to the hospital by other firefighters but did not survive.

Incident Location: Pending

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Brad Harper at To date, 32 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2013. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online @

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