Dallas (TX) Firefighter Dies After Contracting COVID-19

Firefighter fatality

A firefighter with the Dallas (TX) Fire-Rescue Department passed away earlier this month after contracting the coronavirus, according to a notice from the U.S. Fire Administration.

While on duty, Driver/Engineer David Leos, 62, contracted COVID-19 while responding to numerous emergency medical calls. He passed away from the virus on Thursday, September 2, 2021.

According to the department, Driver/Engineer Leos joined the department on August 12, 1981, and served the citizens of the City of Dallas for 40 years before his death.

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