Firefighter Fatality Notification – Cory Phillip Collins

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Cory Phillip Collins


Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services
Pine Bluff, AR

While on duty, Engineer Cory Phillip Collins contracted COVID-19 while responding to EMS calls. He passed away from the virus on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021.

Age: 32

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 9

Date of Incident: August 5, 2021

Date of Death: August 21, 2021

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