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

It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 69th Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Captain Yaphet Miller has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the North Las Vegas Fire Department.

Yaphet Miller



Rank: Captain
Age: 43
Gender: Male
Status: Career
Years of Service: 22


Date of Incident: 09/23/2016
Time of Incident: 0248hrs
Date of Death: 10/05/2016


Fire Department: North Las Vegas Fire Department
Address: 4040 Losee Road, North Las Vegas, NV 89030
Fire Department Chief: Jeff Lytle


Incident Description: Fire Captain Yaphet Miller succumbed to a medical injury suffered after working a multi-alarm fire in a shopping plaza that damaged six businesses on September, 23rd. The nature and cause of fatal injury are still to be reported.

Incident Location: 1048 N Rancho Dr B, Las Vegas, NV

Tribute is being paid to Captain Yaphet Miller at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/


To date, 69 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/ff_fatality_reports.html

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