Firefighter Fatality Notification – Jeffrey C. Hager

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Jeffrey C. Hager


Huntersville Fire Department
Huntersville, North Carolina

On Aug. 16, 2021, Firefighter Jeffrey Hager contracted the COVID-19 virus while on duty. He passed away from complications of COVID-19 on Sept. 10, 2021.

Age: 46

Gender: Male

Status: Part-time (paid)

Years of Service: 9

Date of Incident: Aug. 16, 2021

Date of Death: Sept. 10, 2021

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