Hector Magallanes

Rank
Firefighter Specialist
Department
Los Angeles County
Deceased
September 18, 2015

Hector Magallanes joined the Los Angeles County Fire Department in 1986 and would spend nearly 30 years keeping the public safe through his role as a firefighter specialist. Those that knew him best will remember him as a compassionate man and an amazing husband, father and friend. In his spare time, Hector was involved in a mentorship program for troubled teens, sharing wisdom and experiences in ways that let these young men know that a better life was within reach. He is survived by his wife, Jessie, and his children, Sarah, Jessica, Jonathan and Damian. Hector died in 2015 following a battle with job-related cancer.

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