Assessor Chu's Statement on Passing of Firefighter in Training Accident
SAN FRANCISCO, CA --- Today, the San Francisco Fire Department announced that paramedic firefighter Jason Cortez was fatally injured this morning during a training accident at the Fire Department’s training facility in the Mission District.
Assessor Carmen Chu issued the following statement in response to the passing of paramedic firefighter Jason Cortez:
“My deepest condolences go out to paramedic firefighter Jason Cortez’s wife, his two children, his colleagues at Station 3, and his larger Local 798 family. He was a beloved 13-year veteran with the SFFD. San Francisco mourns an immeasurable loss.”