WEST MONROE, La. — The District Chief for the Ouachita Parish Fire Department has passed away following a battle with COVID-19.
District Chief Chris Lenard passed away on Tuesday night at St. Francis Medical Center.
According to the Ouachita Parish Fire Dept Local 1694 Facebook page, was diagnosed with COVID-19 which led pnuemonia in both of his lungs. Chief Lenard was sedated and on a ventilator according to the October 16 post.