United States Fire Administration
10 January 2022
The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Firefighter Anthony Michael Carfagno, 58, of the Atlantic City Fire Department on on 21 December 2021.
On Thursday, November 25, 2021 shortly after working a shift Firefighter Anthony Michael Carfagno began showing symptoms and signs of COVID-19, after a lengthy battle he succumbed on Tuesday, December 21, 2021.
Incident date: November 25, 2021
Date of death: December 21, 2021
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Covid-19
Activity type: In-Station Duties
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: N/A
The number of on-duty deaths for 2021 currently is 137.
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.”