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Aaron Perry


Thermal injuries resulting from being caught by rapid fire movement.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Aaron Perry was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland.

Department information

California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Sacramento, California

Rank: Unknown
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: June 27, 1990
Date of death: June 27, 1990
Cause of death: Exposure
Nature of death: Burns
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: Other On-Duty

Last updated: March 11, 2016

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