Inmate Firefighter Frank Anaya was treated on scene and taken to the hospital in critical condition on July 5, 2017, after suffering a chainsaw injury to the leg while working a fire near Lakeside, California. Fire crews were clearing brush and working with air crews to successfully defend a threatened mobile home park when the injury occurred. Despite all efforts by medical personnel, Inmate Firefighter Anaya passed away on July 11, 2017.
Incident Location: Vicinity of Interstate 8-Business and Los Coches Road (U.S. National Grid: 11S NS 0884 3270)
PO Box 944246, 1416 9th Street
U.S. National Grid: 10S FH 3093 7079
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.
|Incident date:||Jul 5, 2017 13:30|
|Date of death:||Jul 11, 2017|
|Cause of death:||Other|
|Nature of death:||Trauma|
|Activity type:||Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)|
|Duty type:||On-Scene Non-Fire|
|Fixed property use:||Outdoor Property|