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Mark Covil

Division Chief

While on duty, Division Chief Mark Covil contracted COVID-19 at the fire station. He passed away on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021 from the virus.

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

Department information

Pender EMS and Fire
805 Ridgewood AVE
Burgaw, North Carolina 28425

Chief: Everett Baysden

Age: 51
Rank: Division Chief
Classification: Career
Incident date: August 13, 2021 5:00 p.m.
Date of death: August 30, 2021
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Covid-19
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: September 02, 2021