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Stephen Sunday


Firefighter Stephen Sunday contracted COVID-19 while on-duty.  He passed away from the virus on December 29, 2020.

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

Department information

City of Scranton Bureau of Fire
340 North Washington Avenue
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503

Chief: John Judge

Age: 28
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: December 20, 2020 07:00
Date of death: December 29, 2020
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Covid-19
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: March 03, 2021

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