MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minneapolis Fire Department was recently informed that one of their firefighters has tested positive for COVID-19.READ MORE: Semi Driver Killed In I-94 Crash In St. Michael, State Patrol Says
After reviewing the information, the Minnesota Department of Health determined no further action was necessary in regard to possible exposure.READ MORE: Man Charged With Murder In Gunfight-Turned-Crash That Killed Autumn Merrick, 18
Prior to being informed of the diagnosis, the fire department took a number of steps to limit exposure of the virus to other firefighters and the public such as cleaning and disinfecting the stations twice a day, or more as needed, wearing face masks in public and in the fire station common areas, decontaminating equipment after all incidents, and participating in social distancing practices.MORE NEWS: Stray Bullets Hit Daycare, Multiple Homes In Brooklyn Park
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