Durham firefighter dies month after getting COVID-19

  • Source: WNCN-TV CBS 17 Goldsboro
  • Published: 09/19/2021 08:55 AM

A Durham firefighter died a month after getting COVID-19, the fire department announced Sunday morning. Fire Driver Jeremy Klemm had been with the Durham Fire Department for 15 years. He was a graduate of Fire Academy 19, the department wrote. Klemm was promoted to fire driver in January 2020. Klemm got COVID-19 on Aug. 17. He died Saturday evening, the Durham Fire Department said. He leaves behind his wife, brother, son, and two stepsons. “He will be greatly missed,” the fire department wrote.


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