CFD honors firefighter who died of COVID-19 The Chicago Fire Department honored the existence of one particular of their own who passed away from COVID-19. CHICAGO – The Chicago Fireplace Section honored the everyday living of 1 of their have who passed absent from COVID-19 previous 12 months. The division held a badge ceremony Friday for firefighter paramedic Michael Pickering. Pickering passed away in 2021 from COVID. He was assigned to Motor 29 in Bridgeport and served with Chicago FD given that 2003. SUBSCRIBE TO FOX 32 CHICAGO ON YOUTUBE “There are no words that can fill the void that Michael remaining guiding. But we ought to acquire comfort and ease in being aware of that Michael’s legacy and contributions to this department and this city will never be overlooked,” mentioned Chicago Fireplace Commissioner Annette Nance-Holt. Pickering’s badge, selection 2746, was included to the wall of honor. Pickering was 45 several years aged.