Fire Fighter Specialist Hector Magallanes, of Fire Station 193-A in Battalion 21, passed away Sept. 18 after a short-term illness. He was 55.
“The Board of Supervisors, together with President Dave Gillotte of Local 1014, and I pass along our deepest condolences and sympathies to the entire Magallanes family,” Fire Chief Daryl Osby said in a statement.
Magallanes graduated from the Los Angeles County Fire Academy in 1986. He was a respected and dedicated member of the Department who faithfully served for 29 years.
A flag ceremony for Magallanes was held Sept. 25 at Los Angeles County Fire Station 193.