Firefighter Fatality Notification – Jon Delvalle

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

 Jon Delvalle

Chief

Garden Valley Fire Protection District
Garden Valley, Idaho


On Aug. 15, 2021, while on duty, Chief Jon Delvalle was exposed to a patient who was COVID-19 positive. He subsequently contracted the virus and passed away on Sept. 14, 2021.

Age: 63

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 21

Date of Incident: Aug. 15, 2021

Date of Death: Sept. 14, 2021

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