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Tyrone Bell


On Mon., Oct. 4, 2021, Firefighter Tyrone Bell responded to multiple EMS calls with patients with known cases of COVID-19.  He subsequently contracted the virus and passed away on Mon., Oct. 18, 2021. 

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

Department information

Verde Valley Fire District
2700 E Godard RD
Cottonwood, Arizona 86326

Chief: Danny Johnson

Age: 35
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: October 4, 2021
Date of death: October 18, 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: December 07, 2021