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Gerald Jerome Ambre Brooks


While on duty, Firefighter Gerald A. Brooks responded to numerous EMS calls. He subsequently contracted COVID-19 and passed away from the virus on Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2021.

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

Department information

Indianapolis Fire Department
955 Fort Wayne AVE
Indianapolis, Indiana 46225

Chief: Ernest Malone

Age: 49
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: October 22, 2021 8:00 p.m.
Date of death: November 2, 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: February 03, 2022