Firefighter Killed in Accident at OH Controlled Burn

Firefighter fatality

The U.S. Fire Administration has released a report on a 20-year-old firefighter killed in Ohio during a controlled burn in March 2021.

On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, Wildland Firefighter Selinde Roosenburg was participating in a controlled burn at Richland Furnace State Forest in Washington Township. During the fire, she was involved in a UTV rollover accident. She passed away from the injuries she sustained in the incident on Thursday, March 25, 2021.

Wildland Firefighter Roosenburg served with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry.

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