Captain Roque contracted COVID-19 from
United States Fire Administration
The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Captain George A. Roque, 57, of the Los Angeles City Fire Department on January 1, 2021.
Captain George A. Roque contracted COVID-19 while on-duty from a patient with a known case of the virus.
Tribute is being paid to Captain Roque at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, one firefighter fatality has 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.
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