Bryant Anderson, Captain

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Captain Bryant Anderson, during his official tour of duty, came in contact with persons treating patients who were COVID-19 positive and exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms.  Captain Anderson remained at home for several days attempting to recover, but his condition worsened until he was transported by ambulance to a local hospital. He was treated in the Intensive Care Unit for several weeks, until being placed on a ventilator.  Captain Anderson passed away from complications related to the virus on August 18, 2020.

Department information

City of Converse, TX Fire Department
602 Toepperwein Road
Converse, Texas 78109

Chief: Luis Valdez

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

Age: 45
Rank: Captain
Classification: Career
Incident date: July 17, 2020
Date of death: August 18, 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