Served his community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; passed away from the virus
United States Fire Administration
The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Lieutenant Mario J. Moya, 51, of the Jacksonville (FL) Fire and Rescue Department on August 17, 2021.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Lieutenant Mario J. Moya unselfishly served his community while continuing to expose himself to the virus responding to EMS calls. He passed away from the virus on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
Tribute is being paid to Lieutenant Moya at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 74 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2021. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/ff_fatality_reports.html
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.