Raymond G Araujo, Jr.

Inmate Firefighter Araujo suffered a heart attack while engaged in a training exercise on the Morongo Indian Reservation near Banning, California. Araujo succumbed to his injury after being airlifted to a base camp where he was treated by CAL FIRE and Riverside County Fire Department medics. Incident Location: Hathaway Canyon, Morongo Indian Reservation, Banning, CA (U.S. National Grid: 11S NT 1265 5870)

Department Information

CAL FIRE
PO Box 944246, 1416 9th Street
U.S. National Grid: 10S FH 3093 7078
Sacramento, California 94244-2460

Chief: Director Ken Pimlott

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

Age: 37 
Rank: Inmate Firefighter 
Classification: Wildland Part-Time 
Incident Date: Apr 13, 2015 
Date of Death: Apr 13, 2015 
Cause of Death: Stress/Overexertion 
Nature of Death: Heart Attack 
Activity Type: Unknown 
Emergency Duty: No
Duty Type: Training 
Fixed Property Use: Outdoor Property