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L.A. County Fire Captain Micheal Shepard Killed in Collision With Caltrans Truck on 14 Freeway in Sa

Los Angeles County Fire Department family is mourning the loss of Fire Captain Michael Shepard who passed away.

Captain Shepard joined our Department as a firefighter in 2006 and steadily promoted through the ranks. He leaves behind his wife, four sons, two daughters, and seven grandchildren.

He loved his family, fishing, running, hiking, traveling, and working on cars.

Captain Shepard’s wife, Cathy, wishes to thank all of those who have reached out to her and the family, and released this statement: “Mike was a dedicated husband, father and fire captain. He was the source of love, comfort, protection and joy to the entire family. It is with grieving hearts that we have lost him, but we are forever grateful for each minute we spent with


The CHP described the captain as a resident of Agua Dulce.

Courtesy of LAFD Facebook

The crash that claimed Shepard’s life remains under investigation.

Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Michael Shepard, according to the agency. He worked at Fire Station 132, just over 8 miles north of the crash scene along Sand Canyon Road.

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