Firefighter Fatality Notification – Bryan “Hammy” P. Hamilton

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:

Bryan “Hammy” P. Hamilton


Naval District of Washington Fire and Emergency Services
Naval Support Facility Indian Head Station 20/21
Indian Head, MD

Firefighter/EMT Bryan “Hammy” P. Hamilton contracted COVID-19 while on-duty. On Friday, January 1, 2021, he passed away at the University of Maryland, Charles Regional Medical Center in La Plata, Maryland, from complications of the virus.

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 18

Date of Incident: December 14, 2020

Date of Death: January 1, 2021

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