Jerome Boyd, Battalion Chief

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Battalion Chief Jerome Boyd suffered a medical emergency on the morning of Friday, April 28, while on-duty driving near Downtown Los Angeles in a fire department vehicle. He was transported to California Hospital Medical Center by a Los Angeles Fire Department rescue ambulance. All efforts to revive him, however, were not successful.

Department information

Los Angeles Fire Department
200 N Main Street
Los Angeles, California 90012

Chief: Ralph M. Terrazas

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

Age: 55
Rank: Battalion Chief
Classification: Career
Incident date: April 28, 2017 10:50
Date of death: April 28, 2017
Cause of death: Unknown
Nature of death: Unknown
Activity type: Driving/Operating Vehicle/Apparatus
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty
Fixed property use: Street/Road