Donald DiPetrillo, Fire Chief

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In early March of this year, while on official duty, Fire Chief Donald DiPetrillo was attending the EMS Today Conference in Tampa, Florida, where he contracted COVID-19, traced by the Department of Health.  He subsequently died from the virus on Thursday, April 30, 2020. 

Department information

Seminole Tribe of Florida Fire Rescue
3101 North State Road 7
Hollywood, Florida 33024

Chief: Interim Fire Chief Bryan Stokes

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

Age: 70
Rank: Fire Chief
Classification: Career
Incident date: March 2, 2020
Date of death: April 30, 2020
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Other
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Public Assembly