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Gerardo Rincon

Crew Boss

During the early morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2022, while assigned to the Moose Fire near Salmon, ID, Crew Boss Gerardo Rincon suffered a medical emergency and passed away.

photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Gerardo Rincon was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

Salmon-Challis National Forest
1206 S Challis ST
Salmon, Idaho 83467

Chief: Forest Supervisor Charles A. Mark

Age: 48
Rank: Crew Boss
Classification: Wildland Contract
Incident date: September 20, 2022
Date of death: September 20, 2022
Cause of fatal injury: Unknown
Nature of fatal injury: Unknown
Activity type: Unknown
Emergency duty: No
Duty type: On-Scene Fire
Fixed property use: Outdoor Property

Last updated: August 14, 2023