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Wednesday, August 28, 2013

USFA: Oregon Firefighter LODD: On-Duty Death 08.25.2013

Contract Firefighter Oscar Montano-Garcia, 50, on August 25, 2013 at 1800hrs., during operations on the Nabob fire in Northern California, succumbed to a medical condition the nature of which is still to be reported. The cause of death remains unknown at this time.

Our condolences to the Montano-Garcia Family & Friends, U.S. Forest Service, Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest, and to all affected Firefighter Oscar Montano-Garcia's passing. 
To date,  77  firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2013. Year-to-date monthly and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) Fatality Notices page.

(The usual disclaimers: I am not a journalist; This is a blog that expresses an outlook and is not conclusive in any shape or manner.) 

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