Former fire department chief dies from COVID-19


BATON ROUGE, La (BRPROUD) Pride Fire Department announced yesterday in a Facebook post that former Chief Wesley Tucker died from COVID-19 on Friday, Aug. 13.

Tucker served the community for nearly 40 years.

Tucker served the community for nearly 40 years. Photo courtesy of Pride Fire Department.

Services will be held on on Tuesday, Aug. 17 starting at 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and on Wednesday, Aug. 18 from 9 p.m. until 10:30 p.m. at Rest Haven Funeral Home. The funeral home’s address is 11817 Jefferson Highway Baton Rouge, La.

To learn more about the former chief, go to the Pride Fire Department Facebook page.

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