Roll of Honor

Brian D. Massey

Brian D. Massey

  • Fire Engineer
  • Kern County Fire Department
  • California
  • Age: 56
  • Year of Death: 2017

Brian D. Massey’s career as a firefighter began in 1990 with the Taft City Fire Department, where he served as the department was absorbed by the Kern County Fire Department in 2007. Known for his job expertise, smile, and skills in the firehouse kitchen, Brian was well regarded by those with whom he worked.

When Brian was away from the station, he enjoyed spending time with his kids and grandkids. Brian was a pitcher for the baseball team at West High School, as well as Biola University, and was hired by the Los Angeles Angels to throw in batting practice sessions before he joined the Taft Fire Department.

Brian passed away in May 2017 after suffering from a significant medical event following a 48-hour shift.

Brian is survived by his three children, Brooke, BreAnna, and Brandon.