Coronavirus

Los Angeles Firefighter-Paramedic Dies from COVID-19 Complications

Jose M. Perez (Photo/LAFD)

The Los Angeles (CA) Fire Department says its first member has died from complications of the COVID-19 virus.

The department announced on Twitter that Firefighter/Paramedic Jose M. Perez died on July 25.

Perez, 44, is survived by his wife and three children. Perez had been with the department for more than 16 years.