Home > Accident News > Firefighter/Paramedic Jason Cortez Dies in Training Accident

Firefighter/Paramedic Jason Cortez Dies in Training Accident


13-Year Veteran Killed in Fatal San Francisco Accident

San Francisco, CA (October 7, 2020) – A firefighter/paramedic was killed in a training accident in San Francisco. The fatal incident occurred on the morning of October 7.

Jason Cortez, 42, suffered an injury during a training drill. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. The type of injury he suffered is unknown. 

Cortez had been with the fire department since 2007. He was assigned to the Tenderloin fire station in San Francisco. He is survived by his wife and two young children.

Cal/OSHA, the San Francisco Fire Department and the San Francisco Police Department are all investigating the man’s death.  

Our heartfelt condolences go out to the friends and loved ones of Jason Cortez.

#San Francisco

#94109


Tags:

October 12, 2020

8 Injured in Crash at Story Road and McLaughlin Avenue

Driver Crashes Through Dynasty Restaurant in San Jose Accident...


June 12, 2020

1 Injured in Crash at Mission Boulevard and Grove Way

2 Vehicles Collide in Hayward Accident...


April 13, 2020

2 Injured in Crash at 120th Street and Western Avenue

Car Crashes Into Phone Pole in Los Angeles Accident...