Firefighter Fatality Notification – Leroy Lucio

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Leroy Lucio

Captain

 

Houston Fire Department
Houston, TX


On July 20, 2020, Captain Leroy Lucio was battling the COVID-19 virus at a local hospital in San Antonio, TX, when he passed away.  Captain Lucio contracted the virus from exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace.

Age: 62

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 29

Date of Incident: June 17, 2020

Date of Death: July 20, 2020

 

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