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USDA Forest Service
Okanogan-Wenatchee National Forest Headquarters
215 Melody Lane
Wenatchee, Washington 98801
Chief: Forest Supervisor Rebecca Heath
Firefighter Chris Seelye, under contract with the USDA Forest Service, suffered a medical emergency while battling the Wenatchee Complex Fire. Firefighter Seelye was treated by incident medical personnel and rushed to a nearby hospital, where he passed away later that evening.
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify
fatality incident information.
|Incident Date:||Sep 17, 2012|
|Date of Death:||Sep 17, 2012|
|Cause of Death:||Stress/Overexertion|
|Nature of Death:||Heart Attack|
|Duty Type:||On-Scene Fire|
|Fixed Property Use:||Outdoor Property|