Firefighter Fatalities

Notifications of firefighter line-of-duty deaths and fatality news and investigations

Firefighter fatality

FL Fire Captain Dies of COVID-19

Captain Lloyd Losinger of the Ocean City-Wright (FL) Fire Control District contracted the virus while performing fire inspections.
San Benito TX Fire Chief Watkins

San Benito (TX) Fire Chief Dies of COVID-19

San Benito Fire Chief Danny Watkins has passed away after contracting the coronavirus while on the job, according to the U.S. Fire Administration.
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Reading (PA) Firefighter Dies After Contracting COVID

Firefighter/EMT Mark “Dewey” E. Kulp of the Reading Department of Fire and Rescue passed away after contracting the coronavirus while on the job.
Stephen Sunday

Scranton (PA) Firefighter Dies After Contracting COVID-19

Firefighter Stephen Sunday, 28, contracted COVID-19 while on-duty and subsequently passed away.
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Warren (OH) Fire Lieutenant Dies of COVID-19

Lieutenant Donald Beauchene, 54, contracted COVID-19 while on-duty and passed away on November 17, 2020.
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TN Firefighter Dies After Contracting COVID-19

Rural Metro Firefighter John Howell Clift, 64, contracted COVID-19 while on-duty and subsequently passed away.
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MI Fire Chief Dies After Contracting COVID-19

Chief Roland Brooks, 82, of the Grant Township Fire Department has died after he contracted the coronavirus.
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MD Firefighter/EMT Dies from COVID-19 Complications

Firefighter/EMT Bryan “Hammy” P. Hamilton of the Naval District of Washington Fire and Emergency Services has passed away after contracting the coronavirus.
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NC Fire Chief Dies After Contracting COVID-19

Chief Darrell Woodard of the Savannah Volunteer Fire Department contracted COVID-19 while on an emergency call and subsequently passed away.
OKC Major Andy Davis

Oklahoma City (OK) Firefighter Dies After Contracting COVID-19

Major Andrew “Andy” P. Davis contracted COVID-19 while providing emergency medical care to a patient who had tested positive for the virus.