COVID-19 First Responder Fatalities


We are grieved by the loss of the first responders who have died in the line of duty due to the COVID-19 virus. We honor their sacrifice, remember their loved ones, and carry their legacy forward as we continue to fight this unseen enemy.


What follows is a compilation of the reports, by state, of U.S. fire service personnel, active and retired, who have died of coronavirus-related complications. For cities with multiple diagnoses, the links are ordered chronologically, with the top being the most recent.

Note: Not all of these deaths have been confirmed as line-of-duty deaths by the DOJ.




Firefighter Fatalities ILLINOIS

Chicago — Chicago firefighter dies from COVID-19

Chicago — 2nd Chicago firefighter dies from COVID-19 complications

INDIANA

Terre Haute — Ind. firefighter dies from COVID-19

MICHIGAN

Detroit — Detroit fire captain dies from COVID-19 complications


NEW JERSEY 

Passaic — City of Passaic firefighter-EMT has died from COVID 19

Little Falls — NJ firefighter, FD president, dies from COVID-19 complications

Edison — NJ fire captain dies due to COVID-19 complications

Monmouth County — NJ firefighter-EMT dies from COVID-19 complications

NEW YORK

New York City — FDNY deputy chief inspector dies from COVID-19

New York City — FDNY fire protection inspector dies from COVID-19

Valley Stream — LODD: NY firefighter-EMT, 9/11 responder, dies from COVID-19

Putnam County — NY 911 dispatcher, former fire chief dies from COVID-19

PENNSYLVANIA

Tullytown — Pa. assistant fire chief dies from COVID-19

WISCONSIN Milwaukee — Former Milwaukee firefighter, Navy veteran dies from COVID-19



EMS Fatalities


MICHIGAN

Huron Township — Mich. paramedic and former fire Lt., Paul Novicki

MISSOURI

Kansas City — Mo. EMT, Billy Birmingham

NEW JERSEY 

Newark — EMT Liana Sá, of Monmouth-Ocean Hospital Service Corporation and Watchung Rescue Squad

Pompton Lakes — North Bergen and Saint Clare's Hospital EMT Kevin Leiva

Elizabeth — Trinitas Regional Medical Center EMT, Solomon Donald

Morristown — Atlantic Mobile Health EMT, Scott Geiger

NEW YORK

New York City — FDNY ambulance mechanic, James Villecco

New York City — FDNY EMT and 9/11 responder, Gregory Hodge

New York City — NYU Langone Hospital paramedic, former FDNY EMS member, Tony Thomas,


PENNSYLVANIA

Delaware County — Paramedic Kevin Bundy


Law Enforcement Fatalities


CALIFORNIA

Riverside — Calif. deputy

Riverside — Calif. deputy

Santa Rosa — Calif. police officer

COLORADO

El Paso County — Colo. deputy

FLORIDA

Palm Beach County — Fla. deputy

Broward — Fla. deputy

ILLINOIS

Chicago — Chicago officer

Chicago — Chicago officer

Chicago — Chicago officer

LOUISIANA

Vidalia — La. officer

East Baton Rouge — La. deputy

MASSACHUSETTS

Boston — Boston police officer

MICHIGAN

Detroit — Detroit chief

Detroit — Detroit police 911 dispatcher

Wayne County — Mich. sheriff's commander

Flint — Mich. neighborhood safety officer

NEW JERSEY

Paterson — Paterson police officer

Bedminster Twp. — Bedminster police sergeant

Newark — NJ officer dies

Union City — NJ officer

NEW YORK

New York City — NYPD detective who survived 9/11-related cancer

New York City — 3 NYPD officers

New York City — NYPD Traffic Enforcement Agent

Yonkers — Yonkers police officer

New York City — 2 NYPD auxiliary officers

New York City — 3 NYPD officers

New York City — 2 additional members of NYPD

New York City — NYPD: First active-duty officer dies of coronavirus

New York City — Custodian is 1st NYPD member to die from COVID-19; Deputy commissioner hospitalized

NORTH CAROLINA

Montgomery County — NC deputy

PENNSYLVANIA

Ambridge — Pa. chief

Philadelphia — Philadelphia lieutenant


Chaplain Fatalities

TENNESSEE

Morristown — Morristown Police Chaplain



Information provided by FireRescue1, PoliceOne, EMSOne



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832-757-1499

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