David Todd Moorman

On February 5, 2017, Captain II David Todd Moorman worked a 36 hour shift during which he fell ill. Captain Moorman's last call was a vehicle fire at 0530hrs. After this incident, his duty shift ended and he went home. Within an hour of Captain Moorman arriving home, he suffered a medical emergency and collapsed. A family member witnessed the collapse and immediately began to render first aid, including CPR, until responding units from the Ventura County Fire Department arrived on scene and initiated medical care. Captain Moorman was transported to Los Robles hospital in Thousand Oaks, California, where, despite all of the valiant efforts to save him, Captain Moorman was pronounced deceased a short time later.

Department Information

Los Angeles City 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.

Age: 50 
Rank: Captain II 
Classification: Career 
Incident date: Feb 5, 2017 
Date of death: Feb 5, 2017 
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of death:  
Activity type: Not On Scene 
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: After 
Fixed property use: Street/Road 

Memorial fund information

Donations in honor of Captain Moorman can be sent to: Los Angeles Fire Relief Association for Widows & Orphans https://www.wodff.org/lafra