Firefighter Marchman collapsed and died from an apparent heart attack in the Brainard Lake Recreational Area while hiking back out to the Blue Lake/Mitchell Lake Trailhead parking lot after he and fellow responders helped rescue an injured hiker and move her to a suitable location for transport by a Flight for Life helicopter to the Good Samaritan Hospital.
Indian Peaks Fire Protection District
PO Box 205
10 Utica ST
Ward, Colorado 80481
Chief: Norman Bowers
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.