Bryant Anderson

Captain

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.

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

Department information

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

Chief: Luis Valdez

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

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