Wildland/WUI LODD

Memorial Park Dedicated to Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots

19 firefighters died in 2013 fighting a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona   BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — A memorial park and a hiking trail were dedicated Tuesday to 19 elite Arizona wildland firefighters who died in 2013 ...

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California Firefighter Killed Responding to Wildfire

Fire engine was headed to the Canyon Fire when it overturned   CHRISTOPHER WEBER, Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A firefighter among those battling a central California wildfire died Wednesday and another firefighter was hurt when the water tanker ...

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Forest Service Hotshot Laid to Rest

Memorial service held for hotshot killed fighting Nevada wildfire MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Hotshot firefighting crews lined a lane in Missoula on Saturday to honor a U.S. Forest Service firefighter who was killed battling a wildfire in Great Basin National ...

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Russian Wildfire Tanker Crashes during Forest Fire

Crew of 10 were killed when their Il-76 went down in Irkutsk   MOSCOW (AP) — Russia’s Emergencies Ministry says one of its firefighting planes with a crew of 10 is missing in Siberia. The ministry said the Il-76 plane ...

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Two Firefighters Killed in Cyprus Wildfire

Second firefighter succumbs to injuries when truck slid into a gully MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS, Associated Press NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A huge forest fire raging out of control for a third day in the mountains southwest of the Cyprus’ capital of ...

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Firefighter Killed in Crash during Wildfire on Cyprus

Vehicle overturns killing one firefighter and injuring two others.   MENELAOS HADJICOSTIS, Associated Press NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A firefighter died Monday after being crushed when his truck overturned as he tackled a large forest fire that continues to rage ...

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USFA: Wildland Firefighter Succumbs to Injuries

Inmate firefighter was struck in the head by a falling boulder United States Fire Administration The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Inmate Firefighter Shawna Lynn Jones, 22, of CAL FIRE on February 26, 2016. Inmate ...

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Wildland/WUI On-Duty Death

Fremont County deputy fire chief was severely burned in a 2015 fire United States Fire Administration The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Deputy Chief Clarence “Speed” Hartbank, 79, of the Fremont County Fire District on ...

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