Fire Captain Wayne Habell of Fire Station 73 passed away unexpectedly at the age of 43.
Captain Habell was a dedicated and respected member of the Los Angeles County Fire Department who faithfully served for 13 years.
A flag ceremony was held Friday morning at Fire Station 73 on Newhall Avenue, where Habell was stationed (pictured above).
A funeral service will be held on Saturday beginning at 1 p.m. at Padre Serra Parish, 5205 Upland Road, Camarillo 93012.
A graveside service will be held on Monday beginning at 2 p.m. at Santa Barbara Cemetery, 901 Channel Drive, Montecito 93108.
“It is with great pain and sorrow that we mourn the loss of Fire Captain Wayne Habell,” read an LACoFD post on Facebook Sunday afternoon. “Captain Habell leaves behind a wife and three children. Everyone including his Fire Department family is devastated. Our deepest condolences and sympathies to the entire Habell family.”