Los Angeles Fire Department Firefighter Kelly Wong, 29, died June 5th after succumbing to injuries sustained from falling from an aerial ladder 2 days prior.

FF Wong fell from an LAFD aerial ladder while participating in a training exercise Downtown on the morning of Saturday, June 3. Fellow firefighters and paramedics rendered immediate medical attention and transported him in critical condition to a local trauma center.

Despite the heroic efforts of doctors and nurses at the hospital, Firefighter Wong succumbed to his injuries early on the morning of the June 5th.

He was a 2 year veteran of the LAFD and was assigned to Fire Station 92 in Rancho Park at the time of his passing. He was scheduled to transfer to Fire Station 9 serving Downtown and Skid Row on June 12 and was working at that station at the time of the accident.

Firefighter Wong graduated from the LAFD Recruit Academy on Terminal Island in August 2015, earning accolades as the top academic performer in his class.

Firefighter Wong was a 2 year veteran of the department and is survived by his wife Danielle, his infant son Colton.