Members of Southport Fire Department test positive for COVID-19

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SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) — The Southport Fire Department has announced multiple members of the department have recently tested positive for COVID-19.

Fire Chief Charles Drew says at this point, contact tracing has identified and isolated those members to self-quarantine.

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The quarantine guidelines are being administered by the Brunswick County Health Department. Fire and EMS Services have not been interrupted.

Drew says he has tested negative.

The Fire Department says they are following all guidelines and recommendations set forth by the Brunswick County Health Department.

If you have any questions or concerns, call 910-457-7915.