United States Fire Administration
25 October 2021
EMMITSBURG, Maryland – The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Firefighter Gregory Lee Bauer, 56, of the Columbus Division of Fire on 18 October 2021.
While working a 24-hour shift, Firefighter Gregory Lee Bauer contracted COVID-19. He passed away from the virus on Monday, Oct. 18, 2021.
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
The number of on-duty deaths for 2021 currently is 107.
Go here to read the numbers of on-duty deaths due to COVID-19.
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.”