Matthew G. McKnight

Fire Captain/Paramedic McKnight 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 fatal the injury is yet to be determined. Incident Location: Metro Fire Communications (MFC), 500 E Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA (USNG: 11S LT 8601 6843)

Department Information

Los Angeles Fire Department
200 North Main Street, 18th Floor
USNG: 11S LT 86012 6843
Los Angeles, California 90012

Chief: Brian Cummings

Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.

Age: 51 
Rank: Fire Captain/Paramedic 
Classification: Career 
Incident Date: Aug 12, 2013 00:55
Date of Death: Aug 12, 2013 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Not On Scene 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: Other On-Duty 
Fixed Property Use:  
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