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Incident Name: Gold Fire
Date:  July 14, 1953
Personnel: Cecil R Gehr
Age: 46
Agency/Organization: Los Angeles County Fire Department
Position: Fire Chief

Summary:
On 7/14/53 Fire Chief Cecil Gehr was killed in a vehicle accident while responding to the “Gold Fire”, a 306 acre fire that was located in Little Tujunga Canyon.

Cecil Gehr from the old LA County Fire website

Chief Cecil Gehr Chief Cecil Gehr


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possibly along the Little Tujunga Canyon Road

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Contributors to this article: Gerald Meehan, Larry Tucker, LAC

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