Tag Archives: LODD

Ceremony Marks 70th Anniversary of Deadly Mann Gulch Fire

13 firefighters were killed on August 5, 1949 in a Montana wildfire     HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Officials are marking the 70th anniversary of a tragic blaze north of Helena that killed 13 firefighters and prompted the U.S. Forest ...

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USFA: California On-Duty Death

CAL FIRE firefighter suffered a medical emergency during a training hike     The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Firefighter Yaroslav Katkov, 29, of CAL FIRE, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection on July ...

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USFA: South Carolina On-Duty Death

Chadwick-Hawkins was assigned a ground ignition operation, utilizing an ATV to conduct the task     The U.S. Fire Administration has announced the official on-duty death of Wildlife Biologist/Wildland Firefighter Angela Nicole Chadwick-Hawkins, 45, of the U.S. Army, Environmental Division/Wildland ...

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Report Released on Death of California Firefighter in Ferguson Wildfire

Captain Brian Hughes was killed while battling the Ferguson Fire in Yosemite     By ROBERT JABLON Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — A firefighter who was struck and killed by a falling tree during a California wildfire last year ...

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Lightning Caused Wildfire that Killed Firefighters in China

Point of origin found in deadly wildfire     BEIJING (AP) — Lighting sparked a forest fire in mountainous western China last month that killed 27 firefighters and four local helpers in one of the country’s deadliest days for first ...

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Wildfire in China that Killed 27 Firefighters Contained

Changing winds trapped firefighters in a remote area     BEIJING (AP) — Firefighters on Tuesday had contained a blaze high in the rugged forested mountains of western China that claimed the lives of 30 of their colleagues, in one ...

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