A press conference was held in regards to the death of a firefighter during the Mendocino Complex fire.
Officials said that a firefighter from Utah was injured while assisting with the Ranch Fire. An emergency crew airlifted him to the hospital where he died from his injuries.
Officials said there will be a thorough investigation into the death.
The Mendocino Complex fire is made up of the River Fire and Ranch Fire. According to Cal Fire , the Ranch Fire is at 59 percent containment with over 300 thousand acres burned. The River Fire is at full containment after burning 48,920 thousand acres.