Unfortunately, all of our heroic first responders are in harm's way every day as they go about their jobs. According to WKBW, at least 14 members of the Buffalo Fire Department have tested positive for COVID-19, and more than fifty have been placed on Administrative Leave after showing symptoms consistent with infection.

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Despite the widespread infection, the Buffalo Fire Department says that they will remain at the ready to handle whatever emergencies come their way.

We continue to salute the brave men and women who are on the front lines as Western New York and the world at large continue to battle this deadly virus.