United States Fire Administration
28 October 2021
EMMITSBURG, Maryland – The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Driver/Engineer Giovanni Ciancio, 55, of Hillsborough County Fire Rescue on 21 October 2021.
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.
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
The number of on-duty deaths for 2021 currently is 111.
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.”