The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
Hardeeville Fire Department
On Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021, Lieutenant Andrew Orphanoudakis responded to an EMS call with a patient with a known case of COVID-19. He subsequently contracted the virus and passed away on Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021. Lieutenant Orphanoudakis has been posthumously promoted to Captain.
Years of Service: 32
Date of Incident: Aug. 31, 2021
Date of Death: Oct. 3, 2021
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