SAN ANTONIO — San Antonio Fire Department firefighter Greg Garza died after a Tuesday morning accident, Fire Chief Charles Hood said.

The incident took place while a crew with SAFD was responding to a fire at the Comfort Suites on Live Oak Street near downtown.

"We practice random acts of kindness every day as a fire department. We appreciate the thoughts and the condolences," Hood said.

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The San Antonio community has come together to mourn the loss of a hero:

San Antonio Fire Department updated their profile picture.
Engine Co. No. 51 laid out on a working fire in the 13300 block of C... oncordia Oak on the cities far Northwest Side. Engine Co. 51 checked out with fire showing from the Charlie side porch of a two story, wood framed single family dwelling.
@SATXFire Chief Hood confirms Greg Garza, a 17 yr veteran with the department died this morning after being hit by a vehicle while he was on duty. 🙏 for #SAFD and Garza's family. #kens5eyewitness
Our thoughts and prayers for the San Antonio Fire Department. Please pray for our red line family ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ #Repost @sanantoniopd ・・・ ‪We want to express our deepest condolences to the family of...