Firefighter/EMT Michael Field responded to a medical emergency at a residence where a patient had a known case of COVID-19.
Chief James “Tank” Waters was assigned to work from his residence due to being quarantined for COVID-19 precautions.
Firefighters, police officers and EMTs wearing medical and N95 masks lined up and saluted as the hearse drove by.
State media have described villages, a school, a chemical plant and other places as under threat.
A search and rescue crew had made entry into the house to search for a civilian who was entrapped at the rear of the house.
The four person Heavy Rescue 14 was assigned to search for occupants on the fifth floor.
On March 26, 2014, a fire lieutenant and a fire fighter died during fire-fighting operations in an occupied multifamily residential structure.
Montcalm firefighter collapsed at home after a residential structure fire.
Firefighter caught in a floor collapse in a residential structure fire.
A Forsyth Township firefighter has died while battling a house fire Friday evening.