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Timothy Watson


Firefighter/EMT Timothy Watson responded to a possible cardiac arrest where numerous individuals, including the patient, had COVID-19. Firefighter/EMT Watson subsequently contracted the virus and passed away on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021.
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Department information

Barrow County Emergency Services
222 Pleasant Hill Church Road, NE
Winder, Georgia 30680

Chief: Alan Shuman

Age: 48
Rank: Firefighter/EMT
Classification: Career
Incident date: June 13, 2021 7:00 a.m.
Date of death: August 15, 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