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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

USFA LODD: California Firefighter On-Duty Death Notification 07.11.2017

Inmate Firefighter Frank Anaya, 22, was treated on scene and taken to the hospital in critical condition on July 5, 2017, after suffering a chainsaw injury to the leg while working a fire near Lakeside, California. Fire crews were clearing brush and working with air crews to successfully defend a threatened mobile home park when the injury occurred. Despite all efforts by medical personnel, Inmate Firefighter Anaya passed away on July 11, 2017.

Our condolences to the Anaya Family & Friends, CAL FIRE, and to all affected by Firefighter Frank Anaya's passing. 

To date, 54 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2017. 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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