A Fall River firefighter has tested positive for COVID-19.
According to IAFF Local 1314 Union President Jason Burns, one firefighter has been confirmed positive for the coronavirus.
Others are being tested and quarantined according to Burns.
“6 firefighters that worked directly with him have been tested and are quarantined pending results.”
Burns stated that others are being quarantined as a precautionary measure.
“5 or 6 others have also been quarantined and tested out of an abundance of caution after they’ve been identified as working with some of the above 6 firefighters who worked directly with him.”