FIREFIGHTER KILLED IN CAR CRASH RESPONDING TO CARR FIRE

By | April 10, 2018

Firefighter killed in car crash responding to Carr Fire

Aug. 9 (UPI) –An eighth person died Thursday in a nearly 180,000-acre wildfire raging in Northern California, state fire officials said. Cal Fire announced that Andrew Brake, 40, was killed in a single-vehicle crash while assigned to the Carr Fire.
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Third firefighter killed responding to Carr fire

Brake was the third firefighter killed in the battle to contain the Carr Fire, which has burned 178,752 acres in three weeks, ravaging the area around Redding and destroying 1,077 homes. It continues to scorch steep, dry uninhabited land and has no projected date for containment.
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Third firefighter killed while responding to Carr Fire

Brake was the third firefighter killed in the battle to contain the Carr Fire, which has burned 178,752 acres in three weeks, ravaging the area around Redding and destroying 1,077 homes. It continues to scorch steep, dry uninhabited land and has no projected date for containment.
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Third firefighter killed while responding to Carr Fire

Brake was a six-year veteran of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, or Cal Fire, working out of the Butte unit in Oroville. The crash occurred about 7:30 a.m. on Highway 99 south of Los Molinos in Tehama County, officials and relatives said.
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Firefighter killed in automobile crash responding to Carr

The Carr Fireplace burned 177,450 acres and was 48 p.c contained Thursday, Cal Fireplace mentioned. Two different firefighters additionally had been killed by the blaze, together with a Pacific Fuel and Electrical Co., worker and 4 others.
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Third Firefighter Killed In Carr Fire | iHeartRadio

The Carr Fire outside Redding, California is claiming more lives. Now, the death toll is up to eight with the death of another firefighter. CAL Fire confirms a heavy equipment operator on his way to the region was killed yesterday morning in a crash on Highway 99 south of Los Molinos.
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Redding Firefighter Killed In Carr Fire, 2nd Death

Jul 27, 2018 · The fire burned over the operator and his equipment, making him the second bulldozer operator killed in a California blaze in less than two weeks. Three firefighters and an unknown number of civilians had burns, but the extent of their injuries was not immediately known, McLean said.
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Carr Fire (Wildfire) – firerescue1.com

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Cal Fire Mechanic Killed In Crash On Way To Battle Carr

Aug 09, 2018 · Cal Fire says the firefighter was assigned to the Butte Unit that is assigned to the Carr Fire burning near Redding. The firefighter has been identified as 40-year-old Chico native Andrew Brake. It’s with deep sadness that we announce the passing of …
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Cal Fire: Firefighter Assigned to Carr Fire Killed in

TEHAMA COUNTY — Cal Fire has announced that a firefighter assigned to the Carr Fire was killed in a traffic accident Thursday morning. Andrew Brake, 40, was involved in a crash on Highway 99 in Tehama County when he was on his way to work. Cal Fire says Brake was working as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic for the Butte Unit.
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