Contracted the COVID-19 virus while on duty
United States Fire Administration
The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Jeffrey Hager, 46, of the Huntersville (NC) Fire Department on September 10, 2021.
On Aug. 16, 2021, Firefighter Jeffrey Hager contracted the COVID-19 virus while on duty. He passed away from complications of COVID-19 on Sept. 10, 2021.
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Jeffrey Hager at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 93 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.