USFA: New York On-Duty Death

Captain contracted COVID-19 during his official duties

United States Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Fire Captain Andrew DiMaggio, 57, of the New Rochelle Fire Department on May 3, 2020.

Fire Captain Andrew DiMaggio contracted COVID-19 during the course of his official duties at the firehouse.

Tribute is being paid to Fire Captain DiMaggio at

To date, 32 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2020. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

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