Token Mark Adams

Department Information

Santa Fe National Forest
11 Forest Lane
USNG: 13S DV 0447 3882
Santa Fe, New Mexico 87508

Chief: Forest Supervisor Maria T. Garcia

Captain Adams disappeared August 30 while riding an ATV and checking on a report of smoke in the Santa Fe National Forest. A week later after extensive search operations, Adams was discovered by searchers deceased as a result of an accident involving the ATV. Incident Location: Stable Mesa (USNG: 13S CV 42 66)

Provisional Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify
fatality incident information.

Age: 41 
Rank: Fire Captain 
Classification: Wildland Full-Time 
Incident Date: Aug 30, 2013 
Date of Death: Aug 30, 2013 
Cause of Death: Vehicle Collision - Includes Aircraft 
Nature of Death: Trauma 
Activity Type: Driving/Operating Vehicle/Apparatus 
Emergency Duty: Yes
Duty Type: On-Scene Fire 
Fixed Property Use: Outdoor Property