Firefighter Flagler was a 21-year veteran of the fire service, having served 19 years with the Vernon FD before that city transitioned to the Los Angeles County Fire Department in October 2020. He is survived by his wife and 2 teenage sons. Our condolences to all those affected. Rest In Peace.
==WISCONSIN FALLEN FIREFIGHTERS IDENTIFIED
43-year-old Mineral Point Assistant Chief Brian Busch and 69-year-old Firefighter Jamie Ludlum were killed in the Line of Duty early Thursday morning when a semi trailer struck their fire truck on Highway 151 in Iowa County-west of Madison. They were attempting to get to an initial crash when they used the highway crossover and were struck. The crash closed the highway in both directions for almost 15 hours. Busch and Ludlum had a combined 60 years of service with the Mineral Point Fire Department. Our condolences to all those affected. Rest In Peace.
An arrest warrant said bloodwork showed Kahl had marijuana in his system at the time of the wreck. Kahl was booked on charges of vehicular homicide and reckless operation.