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Second person dies in Carr Fire in Northern California

Firefighter with Redding Fire Department
Posted: 8:38 AM, Jul 27, 2018
Updated: 2018-07-27 16:37:55Z

Officials said a firefighter is the second person to die in the Carr Fire raging in Northern California.

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said Friday a firefighter with the Redding Fire Department was killed in fighting the fire in Shasta County. The cause of the death is currently under investigation.

On Thursday, the blaze killed a bulldozer operator as he worked to try to contain the flames.

 

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