|Agency||Chicago Fire Department|
|Type of Firefighter||Career|
|Age Range||51 to 55|
|Date of Birth||0/0/0|
|Date of Death||4/14/2020|
|Cause of Death||Contact/Exposure|
|Nature of Death||COVID-19|
|Attribute of Death||[not applicable]|
|Type of Duty||[Unknown]|
On April 14, 2020, Firefighter Edward Singleton of the Chicago Fire Department died in the line of duty from complications of COVID-19.
Funeral services for Singleton were held at the Taylor Funeral Home on April 22, and he was buried at Mt. Hope Cemetery. He was survived by his wife and two adult children.
Singleton had been a firefighter with the Chicago Fire Department since 1987 and was stationed at Midway Airport at the time of his death.
Tonya Francisco, “Funeral honors Chicago firefighter who died from coronavirus-related illness,” https://wgntv.com, April 22, 2020.
Chicago Fire Media, (@CFDMedia), “Larry Langford CFD; It is my sad duty to announce another member of the CFD has died from complications of COVID-19. Firefighter Edward Singleton age 55, passed way last night. He was assigned to Midway Airport. He leaves a wife and two adult children. He joined CFD in 1987.,” Twitter, April 15, 2020, 12:30 p.m. https://twitter.com/CFDMedia/status/1250476482553450499