Firefighter Fatality Notification – Jason Daniel Dean

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Jason Daniel Dean

Deputy Chief

Clayton Fire Department
Clayton, North Carolina

Deputy Chief Jason Dean tested positive for the COVID-19 virus on August 12, 2020, while working a shift at the Clayton Fire Department after exposure on the job. On August 18, 2020, Deputy Chief Dean was admitted to the hospital for complications due to COVID-19. Deputy Chief Dean remained under hospital care until September 22, 2020, when he succumbed to the virus.

Age: 42

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 20

Date of Incident: Sept. 12, 2020

Date of Death: Sept. 22, 2020

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