LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A Los Angeles City park ranger who was working during the Saddle Ridge fire has died.
Capt. Albert Torres was patrolling the San Fernando city parks affected by the fire on Friday. Later, Torres said he wasn’t feeling well and collapsed.READ MORE: 'I'm Broken Emotionally': Woman Hurt After Violent Beverly Hills Robbery Speaks Out
He was taken to the hospital and died of a heart attack early Saturday morning.READ MORE: 'I'm Shocked' Say Redondo Beach Neighbors After Learning That Man In His 30s Was Shot, Killed
LA Park Ranger Chief Joe Losorelli says it is unclear if Torres’ death is connected to the fires.MORE NEWS: Bell Gardens Police Find`Ghost Gun' While Searching For Suspect
Torres had been with the LA City Park Rangers for about 40 years.