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Tim Hart

Smokejumper/Firefighter

On Monday, May 24, 2021, Smokejumper/Firefighter Tim Hart was working the Eiks Fire in New Mexico when he was injured.  He was taken to the hospital where he remained until his passing on Wednesday, June 2, 2021.

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

Department information

West Yellowstone Interagency Fire Center
PO Box 610
West Yellowstone, Montana 59758

Chief: Vicki Christiansen

Age: 36
Rank: Smokejumper/Firefighter
Classification: Wildland Full-Time
Incident date: May 24, 2021
Date of death: June 2, 2021
Cause of death: Other
Nature of death: Trauma
Activity type: Advance Hose Lines/Fire Attack (includes Wildland)
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property

Last updated: June 03, 2021

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