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Passing of Ocean Lifeguard Specialist Tom Barnett

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Barnett-ThomasOur Department mourns the loss of Ocean Lifeguard Specialist Tom Barnett, who passed away on October 15 at the age of 61, following a short-term illness. Barnett joined the Los Angeles County Fire Department’s Lifeguard Division on June 1, 1997, and most recently served in the Southern Section of the Lifeguard Division. Our deepest condolences to his family, friends, and coworkers, as we all continue to cope with his loss. Read More