Firefighter Kelly Wong fell from an LAFD aerial ladder while participating in a training exercise on the morning of Saturday, June 3. Fellow firefighters and paramedics rendered immediate medical attention and transported him in critical condition to a local trauma center.
Despite the heroic efforts of doctors and nurses at the hospital, Firefighter Wong succumbed to his injuries early Monday morning, June 5.
Incident Location: 348 S. Main Street (U.S. National Grid: 11S LT 8490 6823)
Los Angeles Fire Department
200 N Main Street
U.S. National Grid: 11S LT 8540 6874
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.
|Incident date:||Jun 3, 2017 09:43|
|Date of death:||Jun 5, 2017|
|Cause of death:||Fall|
|Nature of death:||Trauma|
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