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)
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.