Firefighter Fatality Notification – Malcolm Arrington

Firefighter Fatality Notification

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

Malcolm Arrington


Nashville Fire Department
Nashville, TN

While on duty, Engineer Malcolm Arrington contracted COVID-19 from responding to numerous emergency medical calls. He passed away from the virus on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021.

Age: 54

Gender: Male

Status: Career

Years of Service: 31

Date of Incident: September 1, 2021

Date of Death: September 1, 2021

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