Michael Field, Firefighter/EMT

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On March 24, 2020, Firefighter/EMT Michael Field responded to a medical emergency at a residence where a patient had a known case of COVID-19. He subsequently contracted the virus and passed away on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.

Department information

Valley Stream Volunteer Fire Department
PO Box 38
Valley Stream, New York 11580

Chief: Jason Croak

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

Age: 59
Rank: Firefighter/EMT
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: March 24, 2020 11:43
Date of death: April 8, 2020
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Other
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Residential