TX Firefighter Dies After Contracting COVID-19

Firefighter fatality

The U.S. Fire Administration issued a notice about the death of a young firefighter with the Orange County Emergency Services District #1 in Vidor, Texas, who passed away after contracting the coronavirus.

While on duty in August, Firefighter James Heater, 32, contracted COVID-19 from responding to numerous emergency medical calls. He passed away from the virus on Friday, September 3, 2021.

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