(Update 12/14/17 3:53 p.m.) The San Diego Firefighter that was killed in the line of duty while fighting the Thomas Fire has been identified as Cory Iverson. Iverson was a Fire Engineer in San Diego.
A San Diego firefighter has lost his life battling the Thomas Fire flames.
The family has been notified and the "incident is still unfolding."
I am very saddened to report that a firefighter fatality has occurred on the Thomas Incident. Please join me in keeping our fallen firefighter and his loved ones in your prayers. - @CALFIRE_CHIEF https://t.co/lJjvOddchS pic.twitter.com/zylqSlsj3K
— CAL FIRE (@CAL_FIRE) December 14, 2017