Local News 77 JFRD members self-isolating, mayor says JFRD Fire Station 28 on Hogan Road is closed as it is being thoroughly cleaned after a firefighter tested positive for COVID-19. (Leeann Walker/WJXT)
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Three members of the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department have tested positive for COVID-19 and 77 have self-isolated, Mayor Lenny Curry said Monday.
All three firefighters were from Station 28 on Hogan Road, Jacksonville’s busiest fire station, but JFRD Chief Powers said one of them had also worked a shift at another Southside fire station.
After the first firefighter tested positive last week, according to Powers, 47 firefighters and paramedics from all three shifts of Station 28 self-quarantined and were tested for COVID-19 while the station was being thoroughly