Coronavirus Cluster Infects 8 Turlock Firefighters

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TURLOCK (CBS13) — The Turlock Fire Department is battling a cluster of coronavirus infections.

Interim Fire Chief Gary Carlson says so far he’s received eight positive tests in his department out of only 42 firefighters on his staff. The cases are all from firefighters working out of station one and station three.

The department’s four stations will continue operating, staffing shifts with firefighter overtime.

“We do have protocols in place to keep the stations isolated with the exception of emergency calls. But we have a duty to the city to respond to all emergencies,” Chief Carlson said.

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