Wildland/WUI LODD

USFA: Oregon On-Duty Death

Jones died from injuries sustained in a crash     United States Fire Administration The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Diane Jones, 63, of KL Farms/Fire LLC on August 31, 2020. On Monday, August ...

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Details on Texas Firefighter Killed in California Wildfire

Jones was unable to escape her vehicle     SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A firefighter from Texas killed battling a wildfire in the Northern California forest was working the fire lines when her truck rolled off a remote backcountry road ...

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USFA: Montana On-Duty Death

Crash at the White River Fire     United States Fire Administration The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Pilot Thomas Duffy, 40, of Central Copters, Inc. on August 24, 2020. On Monday, August 24, 2020, ...

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Firefighter Killed While Battling California’s August Complex Wildfires

One dead and another hurt in Mendocino National Forest     SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A firefighter was killed and another injured Monday battling a wildfire in the Northern California forest, authorities said. The firefighter was killed in Mendocino National ...

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Pilot Killed in Oregon Wildfire Crash Identified

Duffy had flown search and rescue missions for Gallatin County     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man who died when the helicopter he was piloting crashed while fighting an Oregon wildfire was a former basketball player at Montana ...

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Pilot Killed in Helicopter Crash at Oregon’s White River Fire

Pilot was doing water drops on wildfire     Wildland Firefighter SANDY, Oregon – A pilot died on Monday in a helicopter crash while fighting a 1,100-acre wildfire on the Mt. Hood National Forest, according to KTVZ. U.S. Forest Service ...

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2020 National Stair Climb for Fallen Firefighters

Honor your fellow firefighters who died in the line of duty     National Fallen Firefighters Foundation   This is the official National Stair Climb hosted by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2020 OR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, ...

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Family Grieves for Pilot Killed Fighting California Wildfire

Mike Fournier died when his helicopter crashed into a hillside     By JOHN ROGERS Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — The helicopter pilot who died fighting one of hundreds of wildfires raging across California was making water drops over ...

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