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Cory Phillip Collins


While on duty, Engineer Cory Phillip Collins contracted COVID-19 while responding to EMS calls.  He passed away from the virus on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021. 

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

Department information

Pine Bluff Fire and Emergency Services
200 East 8th ST
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601

Chief: Shauwn Howell

Age: 32
Rank: Engineer
Classification: Career
Incident date: August 5, 2021 7:00 a.m.
Date of death: August 21, 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: September 08, 2021