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Los Angeles Firefighter Dies After Being Trapped By Ceiling Collapse

glennallenLos Angeles City Firefighter Glenn Allen has died from injuries suffered in the line of duty on Wednesday.

Allen, a 38-year veteran of the LAFD, was part of a group of firefighters responding to a structure fire at 1546 North Viewsite Drive in the Hollywood Hills at 11:19 p.m. that night. During the firefighting efforts, a partial ceiling collapse occurred, injuring four LAFD and two Los Angeles County Firefighters.

Allen was one of those trapped and when found, was not breathing and was in cardiac arrest. Despite heroic measures on the part of his fellow firefighters and rescue personnel, died Friday morning at Cedars Sinai Medical Center.


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His colleagues told the L.A. Times that Allen was considering retirement and was awaiting the birth this month of his first grandchild. Local residents who attended worship services with the Allen family expressed their concerns and sympathies on social networking pages once the news was released.

A detailed investigation is underway to determine the exact nature of the cause of injuries sustained, as well as the precise cause and manner of Allen’s death.

According to a press release, “The men and women of the Los Angeles Fire Department thank you for your kind words and sentiment at this time of overwhelming sorrow and immense loss.”

Los Angeles Firefighter Dies After Being Trapped By Ceiling Collapse

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