COVID-19 Claims Life of Veteran PA Firefighter

April 10, 2020
The Trappe Fire Company announced on Facebook that veteran firefighter Jim Keyser had succumbed to COVID-19 complications on Thursday.

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A veteran firefighter from Pennsylvania's Perkiomen Valley has died from complications related to the coronavirus, according to a social media post from a fire company covering the region.

Trappe Fire Company No. 1 in Trappe, PA, announced on Facebook that local Fire Chief Jim Keyser passed away Thursday morning from COVID-19 complications.

It's unclear from the post if Chief Keyser contracted the deadly virus while he was on duty. Keyser's LinkedIn profile states that he served as chief with the Schwenksville Fire Company. will update this story when we obtain more information.

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