Kelley was a member of the fire department for 20 years. AFD said it is “heartbroken” after Kelley lost his battle with the coronavirus.
“Please keep his family, friends, and crew in your thoughts and prayers, and we ask for your respect and kindness as we grieve the loss of our brother,” a tweet from AFD read.
In May, Texas lawmakers passed a bill stating that if a firefighter dies of COVID-19, it is presumed they contracted the virus during the "course and scope of employment."
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