L.A. County Firefighter Dies Combating Rancho Palos Verdes Fireplace

The L.A. County Fireplace Division introduced that firefighter Jonathan Flagler died Thursday after preventing a residential construction hearth in Rancho Palos Verdes.

A choice for the fireplace used to be won round 2:49  a.m., with L.A. County FD pronouncing Flagler used to be significantly injured and brought to Harbor-UCLA Clinical Heart the place he used to be pronounced lifeless.

I sign up for with the Flagler and LACoFD households in mourning the surprising passing of Fireplace Fighter Flagler,” stated Period in-between Fireplace Leader Anthony C. Marrone. “It’s at all times a tragedy to lose one among our personal within the line of accountability. Fireplace Fighter Flagler made without equal sacrifice; his bravery and braveness won’t ever be forgotten.”

Flagler spent 19 years within the Vernon Fireplace Dept. earlier than moving to the L.A. County Fireplace Dept. in October 2020.

“These days’s loss is a remind that existence is fragile,” LAFD Fireplace Leader Ralph Terrazas stated Thursday.

A procession came about from the Harbor-UCLA Clinical Heart to the coroner’s place of work, with firefighters saluting alongside the way in which.

The Dept. stated Leader Marrone activated Memorial Control and Peer Make stronger Groups, and additional main points could be given at a later time.

Updated: January 7, 2022 — 1:26 am