Firefighter Fatality Notification – Frank D. Duff, Jr.

Firefighter Fatality Notification

firefighter memorial

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

Frank D. Duff, Jr.


Columbus Division of Fire
Columbus, Ohio

While on-duty, Firefighter/Paramedic Frank D. Duff, Jr., contracted COVID-19. He passed away from the virus on September 19, 2021.

Age: 66

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 27

Date of Incident: August 12, 2021

Date of Death: September 19, 2021

 More information

(Select to share or print this notice)


Firefighter fatalities reported in 2021


Search fatality incident data

COVID-19 resources

Fire and EMS: explore these critical resources to assist you with infection control, cost reimbursement and your overall response to COVID-19.