Firefighter Fatality Notification – David Hackett

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

David Hackett


Hernando County Fire and Emergency Services
Brooksville, FL

While on duty, Driver/Engineer David Hackett contracted COVID-19 at the fire station. He passed away from the virus on Saturday, Sept. 25, 2021.

Age: 44

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 19

Date of Incident: July 30, 2021

Date of Death: Sept. 25, 2021

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