Medical emergency at the Incident Command Post
KERN COUNTY, California -A firefighter has died while he was assigned to the Stagecoach Fire, reported by the United States Department of Agriculture.
The firefighter was said to have died due to a medical emergency according to fire and agriculture officials.
— Kern County Fire (@kerncountyfire) August 12, 2020
23ABC News reports that Pete Hein has been identified as the firefighter who died.
The Big Pine Volunteer Fire Department later identified Hein as the firefighter who died.