Michael Field


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.

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

Department information

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

Chief: Jason Croak

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

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