Firefighters Return to Duty

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The four CCFD firefighters placed in isolation on Saturday, April 25, 2020, were released on Sunday, April 26, 2020, following a negative COVID-19 test result for a patient.

The firefighters treated and transported a patient experiencing cardiac issues. It was determined at the hospital that the patient fit the criteria for COVID-19. The patient’s test results have returned negative. All firefighters have resumed regular duty as of Sunday, April 26, 2020.

The City of Corpus Christi is committed to ensuring the safety of first responders and will take necessary action to protect personnel, their families, and the community.