Edward Singleton


Firefighter Edward Singleton contracted COVID-19 during the course of his official duties at the firehouse.

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

Department information

Chicago FIre Department
3510 South Michigan Avenue
Second Floor
Chicago, Illinois 60635

Chief: Fire Commissioner Richard C. Ford, II

Age: 55
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: April 5, 2020
Date of death: April 14, 2020
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Other
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

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