Gerardo "Jerry" Pacheco
Houston Fire Department
Years of Service: 16
Date of Incident: July 18, 2020
Date of Death: August 3, 2020
On August 3, 2020, Firefighter/Paramedic Gerardo “Jerry” Pacheco was battling COVID-19 when he passed away. Firefighter/Paramedic Pacheco contracted the virus from exposure to COVID-19 in the workplace.