An L.A. County Firefighter is Missing. Authorities Are Now Asking for the Public's Help.

Los Angeles County authorities are asking for the public’s help locating a firefighter who has been missing since Monday morning.

Wayne Stuart Habell, 43, was last seen at his home in Newhall at approximately 7:30 a.m. Neither Habell nor his vehicle, a 2008 black Chrysler Aspen with California license plate #6KMB757, have been spotted since.

Habell is described as 6 feet tall and 225 pounds. He has brownish-blond short hair and green eyes and was last seen wearing a blue shirt and plaid shorts.

Photos of Habell can be found here

Anyone with information about Habbell’s disappearance should call the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's missing person's unit Sgt. Sandra Nava or Detective Tamar Abraham (323) 890-5500. Anonymous tips can be submitted to Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

UPDATE: The body of Captain Wayne Stuart Habell has been found in Santa Barbara County. 



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