Firefighter Fatality Notification – Eric Gore

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Eric Gore



Philadelphia Fire Department
Philadelphia, PA

Firefighter Eric Gore responded to an emergency at a residence where he came in contact with a person with a known case of COVID-19.  He subsequently passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from the virus.

Age: 49

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 25

Date of Incident: April 27, 2020

Date of Death: June 2, 2020


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