USFA: Pennsylvania On-Duty Death

Scranton firefighter died due to virus.

Scranton firefighter died due to virus

United States Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Stephen Sunday, 28, of the City of Scranton Bureau of Fire on December 29, 2020.

Firefighter Stephen Sunday contracted COVID-19 while on-duty. He passed away from the virus on December 29, 2020.

Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Sunday at

To date, 93 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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