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Tuesday, August 13, 2013

USFA: California Fire Captain/Paramedic LODD: On-Duty Death 08.12.2013

Fire Captain/Paramedic Matthew G. McKnight, 51, on August 12, 2013 at 0055hrs, was found unresponsive while on duty at the LAFD Metropolitan Fire Communications Center. Although immediately treated by colleagues who performed CPR, applied a defibrillator and instituted advanced life support measures, Captain McKnight was pronounced deceased at a nearby medical center a short time later. The nature of the fatal injury is yet to be determined.

Our condolences to the McKnight Family & Friends, the Los Angeles Fire Department, and to all affected by Fire Captain/Paramedic Matthew G. McKnight's passing. 
To date, 74 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2013. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) Fatality Notices page.

(The usual disclaimers: I am not a journalist; This is a blog that expresses an outlook and is not conclusive in any shape or manner.) 

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