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Frank D. Duff, Jr.


While on duty, Firefighter/Paramedic Frank D. Duff, Jr., contracted COVID-19. He passed away from the virus on Sept. 19, 2021.

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

Department information

Columbus Division of Fire
3675 Parsons AVE
Columbus, Ohio 43207

Chief: Jeffrey Happ

Age: 66
Rank: Firefighter/Paramedic
Classification: Career
Incident date: August 12, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Date of death: September 19, 2021
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Covid-19
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: N/A

Last updated: September 29, 2021