DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : Mario Araujo has died, according to a statement posted online on April. 7, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
From Larry Langford; CFD has lost one of our own to complications of COVID-19. Firefighter Mario Araujo, a proud member of CFD Truck Company 25 passed away this evening. He joined CFD in October of 2003 and spent most of his career at Truck 25. May God bless his soul. pic.twitter.com/M4TdfQJ2q7
— Chicago Fire Media (@CFDMedia) April 8, 2020
The first Chicago firefighter has died from the coronavirus, officials said. Mario Araujo, 49, worked in the Rogers Park neighborhood for more than 16 years. https://trib.al/g6Vscwe
The #Rosemont Public Safety Department is mourning the loss of Aux. Corporal Mario Araujo after a long & fierce battle with #COVID19. Mario was an active member of the #Chicago Fire Department assigned to #CFD Truck 25. We are praying for Mario’s loved ones during this sad time. pic.twitter.com/SxOrkYMB5N
— Superintendent Donald Stephens III (@Supt_Stephens) April 8, 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.