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John Andrew Schoffstall


Firefighter/Paramedic Schoffstaff was exposed to COVID-19 during on-duty activities. He became ill and his health worsened. He died on April 12, 2020, as a result of COVID-19 complications.

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
John Andrew Schoffstall was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

Terre Haute Fire Department
25 Spruce Street
Terre Haute, Indiana 47807

Chief: Jeffery W. Fisher

Age: 41
Rank: Firefighter/Paramedic
Classification: Career
Incident date: March 26, 2020 07:00
Date of death: April 12, 2020
Cause of fatal injury: Exposure
Nature of fatal injury: Covid-19
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: September 01, 2021