While part of a 20-person crew staging an initial attack on a forest fire in the Sealy Ranger District of the Lolo National Forest in Montana, Firefighter Trenton Johnson was struck by a falling tree. He was flown to a Missoula hospital for treatment, but passed away from the injuries he sustained when struck.
Grayback Forestry, Inc.
1150 Ort Lane
Merlin, Oregon 97532-0838
Chief: President Michael Wheelock
Fatality status is provisional and may change as USFA contacts State Fire Marshals to verify fatality incident information.
|Incident date:||Jul 19, 2017 17:00|
|Date of death:||Jul 19, 2017|
|Cause of death:||Struck By|
|Nature of death:||Trauma|
|Activity type:||Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)|
|Duty type:||On-Scene Fire|
|Fixed property use:||Outdoor Property|