United States Fire Administration
20 August 2021
EMMITSBURG, Maryland – The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Lieutenant Mario J. Moya, 51, of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department on 17 August 2021.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, Lieutenant Mario J. Moya unselfishly served his community while continuing to expose himself to the virus responding to EMS calls. He passed away from the virus on Tuesday, August 17, 2021.
Incident date: July 26, 2021 8:00 a.m.
Date of death: August 17, 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
The number of on-duty deaths for 2021 currently is 74.
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
For more information about on-duty deaths as recorded by the United States Fire Administration go to “Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.”
Read more about the current on-duty deaths related to COVID-19.