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Joshua Dylan Megill


Firefighter Joshua Megill contracted COVID-19 while on duty and passed away from complications due to the virus on Sept. 9, 2021.

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Department information

Perrytown Volunteer Fire Department
850 Perrytown Road
Colerain, North Carolina 27924

Chief: Rodney Lee

Age: 21
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: August 27, 2021 9:30 p.m.
Date of death: September 9, 2021
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Covid-19
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: September 21, 2021