He was taken to the hospital where he later died.
Owen began his career with the Orange County Fire Authority in 1980. He spent most of his time at Fire Station 4 in Irvine where he worked as a Haz-Mat firefighter and paramedic.
He was affectionately called "Jimmy" by colleagues and friends who say he had a tireless work ethic and boundless generosity.
Owen is survived by his wife and three sons. Funeral services have not yet been announced.