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Paul Hodges


On July 27, Paul Hodges died after suffering a heart attack while driving a tanker truck on a wildland fire. Hodges was a contract employee for the USFS and a volunteer with the Chelan County Fire Protection District #9.
photo of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Paul Hodges was honored on the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, Maryland and was included in the USFA’s annual report Firefighter Fatalities in the United States.

Department information

US Forest Service
, Washington

Rank: Firefighter
Classification: Volunteer
Incident date: July 27, 1994
Date of death: July 27, 1994
Cause of death: Stress/Overexertion
Nature of death: Heart Attack
Activity type: Driving/Operating Vehicle/Apparatus
Emergency duty: Yes
Duty type: Responding
Fixed property use: Street/Road

Last updated: June 13, 2012