Fort Payne firefighter dies after month-long battle with COVID
FORT PAYNE, Ala. (WAFF) - The Fort Payne community is in mourning tonight as they have lost one of their own.
Darren Westbrook was a firefighter with the Fort Payne Fire Department. He died from COVID on July 22.
According to a post made on the Dogtown Fire Department’s Facebook page, Westbrook was in the hospital for a month battling the virus.
The Fort Payne Fire Department confirmed Westbrook died sometime Thursday afternoon.
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