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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 36th & 37th Line Of Duty Deaths for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighters Jacob O’Malley & Will Hawkins have made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to their family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the BLM Nevada State Office.

Jacob O’Malley

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 27
Gender: Male
Status: Wildland

Will Hawkins

Rank: Firefighter
Age: 22
Gender: Male
Status: Wildland

Date of Incident: 07/10/2016
Time of Incident: 1720hrs
Date of Death: 07/10/2016

Fire Department: BLM Nevada State Office
Address: 1340 Financial BLVD, Reno NV 89502
Fire Department Chief: Director John Ruhs

Incident Description: BLM Nevada State Office

Incident Location: Mile marker 6 - Southbound lanes of Highway 140 (USNG: 11T MF 2499 8386)

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Jacob O’Malley and Firefighter Will Hawkins at at

To date, 37 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

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