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Erik Segura


Captain Erik Segura was part of the COVID-19 response team for the Laredo Fire Department. He contracted the virus while responding to an EMS call from a patient with a known case of the disease. He passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021.

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

Department information

Laredo Fire Department
616 East Del Mar Blvd
Laredo, Texas 78041

Chief: Guillermo Heard

Age: 45
Rank: Captain
Classification: Career
Incident date: November 23, 2020 8:00 a.m.
Date of death: January 26, 2021
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Covid-19
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Non-Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: August 31, 2021