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Gregory Lee Bauer


While working a 24-hour shift, Firefighter Gregory Lee Bauer contracted COVID-19. He passed away from the virus on Monday, Oct. 18, 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: 56
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: September 13, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Date of death: October 18, 2021
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Covid-19
Activity type: Other
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Store/Office

Last updated: October 28, 2021