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Oklahoma City firefighter dies of COVID-19

 

December 30, 2020



OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City firefighter, whose nephew became the first department employee to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, died of the virus after being infected while responding to a call, the fire chief said.

Fire Chief Richard Kelley, fighting back tears, said Monday that Maj. Andy Davis died Christmas Eve, declining to elaborate on details of when or how Davis was infected.

Deputy Chief Mike Walker said Davis' nephew, firefighter A.J. Davis, was the first fire department employee to receive the vaccine on Saturday.

"We just thought it was the fitting thing to do in light of...



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