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.
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