TULSA, Okla. — Several Tulsa firefighters are in quarantine and being tested after a coworker showed COVID-19 related symptoms.
Tulsa Fire Department Chief Michael Baker announced the testing and quarantine during a news conference with city and county leaders on Wednesday.
Baker said TFD temporarily closed Station 24, located near North Peoria and 36th Street North, after a firefighter showed symptoms. Firefighters at the station may have been exposed starting June 20.
The station is back open after being cleaned. Baker said firefighters are on a call back basis and being staffed by other firefighters as needed.
A total of 36 firefighters are currently quarantined to be tested.
Chief Baker said he believed the firefighter started showing after attending a wedding.
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