Kenneth Brink, a longtime firefighter of the Los Angeles Fire Department, passed away suddenly at his home this past week. Read on to learn how did Kenneth Brink die, what happened to him, and what was the cause of his death.
LAFD is mourning the loss of the “Fallen Firefighter” as tributes emerged on social media. People remember the deceased for his services and nature which attracted everyone around him.
Who was Kenneth Brink?
Kenneth Brink was a 15-year veteran of the Los Angeles Fire Department (LAFD). He worked at Fire Station 88 in Sherman Oaks with Urban Search and Rescue Task Force. He also worked with LAFD’s Swiftwater Rescue Team.
Brink joined LAFD in 2007 as a youngster. He had been a key part of the organization and one of the bravest firefighters ever since. His sudden passing has left the department shocked and no one is able to process the loss.
How did Kenneth Brink die?
Kenneth Brink died on Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at his home. He was off-duty at the time of his death. He was a young man but his exact age is unknown at the time of writing.
The unfortunate news of Brink’s death was announced by Los Angeles Fire Department via social media.
“This is a tremendous loss and will be felt across our entire department. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his wife, family, friends, and fellow firefighters. Rest in peace, Firefighter Brink,” wrote LAFD in their statement mourning the loss.
Kenneth Brink dead: What was the cause of his death?
The cause of Kenneth Brink’s death was not revealed in any of the statements confirming his passing. So, we don’t know the specific circumstances surrounding the death of LAFD firefighter Kenneth Brink.
However, it’s known that the firefighter died at his home this past Wednesday night. His body was taken to a coroner’s office around 10:30 PM for further investigation. An autopsy will likely be performed at the Orange County Coroner’s Office.
It is located in the 1000 block of West Santa Ana Boulevard. Once the reports are out, we will have more information about the cause of Kenneth Brink’s death. We will update this section then.
Kenneth Brink Obituary and Funeral Arrangements
The funeral arrangements for Kenneth Brink are pending at this time. His family will announce the schedules once the coroner’s office hands over the body to them. We will update this section when more information is released.
A digital obituary for Kenneth Brink was published in Funeral Times but it wasn’t from his family. An official one is awaited from his family’s end at this time.
Meanwhile, people who knew him are paying tributes to the fallen firefighter.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to the people close to him. May God let the departed soul rest in peace.