Hillsborough County firefighter dies from COVID-19 complications

Courtesy: Hillsborough County Fire Rescue

Giovanni Ciancio, 55, a driver/engineer with Hillsborough County Fire Rescue died from complications of COVID-19, according to HCFR. 

Ciancio worked for the agency for nearly 20 years and worked out of Station 15 in Palm River. 

According to HCFR, Ciancio immigrated to the United States from Italy in his 20s and became an American citizen. 

Ciancio’s death is considered to be in the line of duty by the state of Florida. 

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