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Jonathan “Jon” Flagler


On Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022, Firefighter Jonathan “Jon” Flagler was at the scene of a residential fire. While operating the interior of the structure, Firefighter Flagler became trapped and was overcome by fire conditions. He was removed from the building and CPR was immediately performed. He was then transported to the hospital where he died a short time later.

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

Department information

Los Angeles County Fire Department
1320 N Eastern AVE
Los Angeles, California 90063

Chief: Acting Chief Anthony Marrone

Age: 47
Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Career
Incident date: January 6, 2022 2:06 a.m.
Date of death: January 6, 2022
Cause of fatal injury: Caught or Trapped
Nature of fatal injury: Unknown
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: March 23, 2023