Harold Boone

Firefighter

Firefighter Harold Boone, while on-duty at the fire station, contracted COVID-19 from fellow firefighters who had subsequently tested positive for the virus.  He passed away from the disease on November 2, 2020.
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Department information

Monroe County Emergency Services
693 Juliette Road
Forsyth, Georgia 31029

Chief: Matthew Jackson

Age: 49
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: September 17, 2020 07:00
Date of death: November 2, 2020
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Other
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

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