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5 Wakulla firefighters test positive for COVID-19

Posted at 6:34 PM, Aug 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-11 18:34:15-04

WAKULLA COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) — Five firefighters from the Wakulla Fire and Rescue are currently recovering after testing positive for COVID-19.

Fire Chief Louis LaMarche says the cases were all confined to one shift.

Chief Larche says when the firefighters began showing symptoms, they were released from their shift.

We’re told the department continue to follow CDC guidelines and all shifts are fully staffed and operating at capacity.