Second person dies in Carr Fire in Northern California
Firefighter with Redding Fire Department
Posted: 8:38 AM, Jul 27, 2018
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<p>TOPSHOT - A firefighter lights backfires during the Carr fire in Redding, California on July 27, 2018. One firefighter has died and at least two others have been injured as wind-whipped flames tore through the region. - One person has died and at least two others have been injured as wind-whipped flames tore through the region. (Photo by JOSH EDELSON / AFP) (Photo credit should read JOSH EDELSON/AFP/Getty Images)</p>
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.