DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : Firefighter John Schoffstall has died, according to a statement posted online on April. 12, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
Please keep the Terre Haute Fire Department , Indiana in your thoughts and prayers. Firefighter John Schoffstall, 41 passed from complications of #COVID19
#firefighterdown #neverforgetthefallen #EOW #thinredline #terrehaute #indiana @TerreHauteFire pic.twitter.com/RIffIFaDND
Just a month ago, I met John Schoffstall for a story. He was part of a group of firefighters who helped care for a newborn baby dropped off at one of the fire stations. A true servant.
Today, he died. May he rest in peace. https://t.co/HrYUow53kt
— Taylor Johnson WTWO (@NewsladyTay) April 12, 2020
HAPPENING NOW: Cars are gathering outside of Terre Haute Fire Department #5 in honor of John Schoffstall, who passed away earlier this morning due to COVID-19. A somber moment but also an uplifting one to see all the support for this fallen Firefighter pic.twitter.com/iq3sl0Xd2h
— Marty Ledbetter (@MartySports10) April 12, 2020
Our prayers go out to the Terre Haute FD on their loss of 11 year Firefighter John Schoffstall age 41. Firefighter Schoffstall died from COVID-19 following a documented line-of-duty exposure. @TerreHauteFire 🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/CRuubAXkbk
— Bargersville Fire Department (@BCFD20) April 12, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.