United States Fire Administration
24 January 2022
The United States Fire Administration has announced the death of Paramedic/Firefighter Robert “Bobby” Anthony Jones, 59, of Reese and Community Volunteer Fire Company on 20 January 2022.
In December 2021, Paramedic/Firefighter Jones contracted COVID-19 while performing his duties serving the citizens of Carroll County, Maryland. After a hard fight and multiple complications because of the virus, Jones passed away on January 20, 2022.
Incident date: December 23, 2021 6:00 a.m.
Date of death: January 20, 2022
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Covid-19
Activity type: EMS/Patient Care
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Residential
The number of on-duty deaths for 2022 currently is 8.
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.”