Community celebrates the life of Naples firefighter who died of COVID-19

Southwest Florida is saying goodbye to a hero. Naples Firefighter Tony Christensen’s funeral is Saturday morning. He died of COVID-19 on Tuesday. From the Gendron Funeral Home in Fort Myers, Christensen will leave on Engine 1 for the last time, as the community celebrates the life of a man who gave Naples Fire Rescue 22 […]

Naples Firefighter remembers everyone’s ‘big brother’ during private viewing

Loved ones trickled in and out of Gendron Funeral Home in Fort Myers Thursday to pay their respects to Naples Firefighter Anthony “Tony” Christensen, who died of COVID-19 Tuesday, Aug. 4. Christensen received treatment for the coronavirus for more than a month before his death after contacting it on the job. We spoke to Naples […]

Those who knew Naples firefighter says he went above and beyond his service

The fire-rescue community in Southwest Florida is mourning the loss of a man known for helping anyone. Tuesday, Firefighter Tony Christensen died of COVID-19 at the hospital in Orlando where he was being treated. Tony was known for his service as well as being an animal lover, who took time do to the simple things […]