Firefighter Fatalities, Health & Safety

Philadelphia Firefighter Passes Away from COVID-19 Complications

Phialdelphia Firefighter Eric Gore
Photo courtesy the Philadelphia Fire Department

The Philadelphia (PA) Fire Department (PFD) announced the passing of one of its members who contracted the coronavirus.

Firefighter Eric Gore passed away Tuesday at Temple University Hospital after a valiant struggle with COVID-19, the department noted on social media.

Firefighter Gore most recently served at Engine 37 in Chestnut Hill. Survivors include his brother, PFD Firefighter Lamont Gore. Funeral arrangements are pending.