A Cal Fire chief said a tree fell on the three year veteran firefighter with Cal Fire as he battled a wildfire in the Tulare County foothills. The falling tree also injured two inmate firefighters, reports abc30.com (http://abc30.tv/1Chduhf)
There is no word tonight on what caused the tree to crash into those firefighters. The accident happened as they fought the wildfire at Case Mountain near Three Rivers.
Cal Fire said the two -and-a-half acre fire is under control and there’s no damage to any structures. A lightning strike is believed to have ignited the fire.