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Monday, August 12, 2013

USFA: Oregon Wildland Contractor/Firefighter LODD: On-Duty Death 08.10.2013

Firefighter Hall was found unresponsive while supporting a bulldozer crew as it worked to repair an existing fire line on the Grassy Mountain fire. BLM and other firefighters administered CPR until an air ambulance arrived but Hall reportedly died at the scene.
Our condolences to the Hall Family & Friends, the BML - Vale District, and to all affected by Wildland Contractor/Firefighter Kevin Hall's passing. 
To date, 73 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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