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Procession held for firefighter pilot who died while fighting the Hills Fire

Posted at 9:05 AM, Aug 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-24 12:48:52-04

FRESNO, Calif. — The body of Firefighting Pilot Michael Fournier will return to his home of Southern California in a special procession on Monday morning.

Fournier died while fighting the Hills Fire in Western Fresno County last week. He worked for an independent helicopter company that was hired by Cal Fire to battle the fire.

The body will travel to Los Angeles County.