A Dallas firefighter died Thursday aft a agelong conflict with COVID-19.
Driver Engineer, David Leos had been successful the ICU astatine Parkland Hospital, warring COVID-19.
Dallas Fire-Rescue said Leos had been with the section for 40 years and leaves down a woman and 8 children.
"This is simply a tragic nonaccomplishment for our department; particularly for his brother, Lieutenant Marty Leos, and Son, Lieutenant David Leos, Jr., who person followed admirably successful their brother/father’s footsteps," DFR said successful a property release.
Fellow firefighters held a vigil for Leos Wednesday nighttime extracurricular of Parkland Hospital.
Friends described Leos arsenic a fighter, who had battled Leukemia and overcame it.
"We inquire that you support David’s family, and the department, successful your thoughts and prayers and we thin connected 1 different for enactment during this astir challenging time," DFR said successful a property release.