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Marshal Hilley

District Chief

While on duty, District Chief Marshal Hilley contracted COVID-19 while at the fire station. He passed away from the virus on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021.

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

Department information

Gulfport Fire Department
1515 23rd AVE
Gulfport, Mississippi 39501

Chief: Michael Beyerstedt

Age: 53
Rank: District Chief
Classification: Career
Incident date: August 11, 2021 7:30 a.m.
Date of death: September 1, 2021
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: September 09, 2021