Thursday, September 12, 2013

In Memory: Nine years ago today #CALFIRE Tuolumne Calaveras Unit lost one of its finest, Eva Schicke, on the Tuolumne Fire. #CaFire #NeverForget

Eva Schicke
Nine years ago today that CALFIRE Tuolumne Calaveras Unit lost one of its finest, Eva Schicke, on the Tuolumne Fire. 

Today has special meaning for all of us in TCU. As has become TCU tradition, we will honor Eva's memory by observing a moment of silence on Thursday, September 12, 2013.

CAL FIRE Firefighter I Eva Schicke was killed on September 12, 2004, when her helitack crew was overrun by fire in the Tuolomne River Canyon on the Stanislaus National Forest in California.

Shicke, who was 23, had been a seasonal firefighter with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection for five seasons. The other six firefighters with her received minor to moderate injuries in the inciden

The fire where Eva Schicke died was a relatively small one in rugged, forested terrain that had been under high fire alert for the past month.

Birth: Oct. 25, 1980
Turlock
Stanislaus County
California, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 2004
Groveland
Tuolumne County
California, USA



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