Eric Gore, Firefighter

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Firefighter Eric Gore responded to an emergency at a residence where he came in contact with a person with a known case of COVID-19.  He subsequently passed away on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from the virus.

Department information

Philadelphia Fire Department
240 Spring Garden Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19123

Chief: Fire Commissioner Adam Thiel

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

Age: 49
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: April 27, 2020
Date of death: June 2, 2020
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Other
Activity type: Support
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Residential