Crews Search for Missing Firefighter in California Wildfire

Firefighter missing while fighting the El Dorado Fire

 

Big Bear Hot Shots wait for the El Dorado Fire to drop to the Highway before going to work. (InciWeb photo)

 

Wildland Firefighter

SAN BERNARDINO, California – CBS Los Angeles reports that crews are searching for a firefighter who has gone missing in the San Bernardino National Forest during the El Dorado Fire.

Crews are trying to locate the firefighter, but no specific details were provided.

The El Dorado Fire had increased fire activity on Thursday, along Highway 38 near Angelus Oaks. Crews are working to contain the hotspots.

See also  Study: Human-Caused Warming Burns More Western Forests

Topics

Firefighter missing while fighting the El Dorado Fire     Wildland Firefighter SAN BERNARDINO, California – CBS Los Angeles reports that crews are searching for a firefighter who has gone missing in the San Bernardino National Forest during the El Dorado Fire. Crews are trying to locate the firefighter, but no specific details were provided. […]

Get The Wildland Firefighter Newsletter

Related Articles

Wildfire Threatens Unspoiled GA Island Rich in History

Wildfire Threatens Unspoiled GA Island Rich in History

  By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press ST. CATHERINES ISLAND, Ga. (AP) — Wildfires sparked by lightning have scorched hundreds of acres on this unspoiled island off the Georgia coast, where crews are battling to protect plantation ruins, the remnants of a 16th century...

Biden Signs Off on Hefty Pay Raise for Federal Firefighters

Biden Signs Off on Hefty Pay Raise for Federal Firefighters

By AAMER MADHANI Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden has signed off on giving federal wildland firefighters a hefty raise for the next two fiscal years, a move that affects more than 16,000 firefighters and comes as much of the West braces for a...

How’re You Feeling These Days?

How’re You Feeling These Days?

When I first started firefighting as a seasonal with the Forest Service, my only stress had to do with my physical stamina to keep up with the crew and making sure my boots weren’t causing me any hot spots. Did I have enough water? Should I double lunch today? By the...