Wildland Firefighting LODD: Firefighter Dies Working at California Wildfire

08/29/2013
A firefighter died over the weekend while operating at a wildfire burning in California. White City Firefighter Oscar Montano-Garcia, 55, died Sunday afternoon while working on the Nabob Fire in Siskiyou County, according to KRDV (http://bit.ly/1ck4LcQ). He reportedly died from a heart attack; the death is under further investigation. For further details, visit http://bit.ly/1ck4LcQ and http://bit.ly/15mBacV. Siskiyou County is located in the nothernmost part of Californa along the Oregon border. The death of Firefighter Montano-Garcia is the latest in a deadly fire season for the United States, which has seen a number of fatalities at fires in Oregon and other locations, notably the dea...

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