Students & Instructors
U.S. Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region
1323 Club Drive
USNG: 10S EH 6452 1543
Vallejo, California 94592
Chief: Regional Forester Randy Moore
Firefighter Sheehy, a member of the California Smokejumpers, was struck by a falling portion of a tree while operating on the Saddle Back Fire in the Modoc National Forest. Sheehy was treated by fellow firefighters and flown by helicopter to a hospital in Alturas, California, but succumbed to his injuries. Incident Location: South Warner Wilderness about 15 miles southeast of Alturas, CA (USNG: 10T GL 36 77).
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify
fatality incident information.
|Incident Date:||Jun 10, 2013 16:55|
|Date of Death:||Jun 10, 2013|
|Cause of Death:||Struck By|
|Nature of Death:||Trauma|
|Activity Type:||Driving/Riding Personal Vehicle|
|Duty Type:||On-Scene Fire|
|Fixed Property Use:||Outdoor Property|