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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.

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Jonathan “Jon” Flagler was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

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: Asphyxiation
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Residential

Last updated: August 14, 2023