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Giovanni Ciancio


Driver/Engineer Giovanni Ciancio responded to an EMS call with a patient with a known case of COVID-19. He subsequently contracted the virus and passed away on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.

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

Department information

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue
9450 E Columbus DR
Tampa, Florida 33619

Chief: Dennis Jones

Age: 55
Rank: Driver/Engineer
Classification: Career
Incident date: July 16, 2021
Date of death: October 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: October 28, 2021