2 tragedies resulting in three fatalities occurred on this date in 2007. Pilot Dennis Davis was killed when his helicopter crashed while delivering water to crews on the Norcross Fire of the Elk Complex, Klamath National Forest. For more information, visithttp://www.wlfalwaysremember.org/incident-lists/84-dennis-davis.html .
Also on the Elk Complex, two private camp personnel, George Barbis and Richard Pearson Jr., drowned in the Klamath River near Happy Camp while off-duty. For more information, visit http://www.wlfalwaysremember.org/incident-lists/72-elk-complex-2-drownings.html .
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Current California Wildland Fires
CA-LNU- Ranch Fire 75 acres, grass and brush, 100% contained. moderate rate of spread. 20 acres with multiple structures threatened slope driven, forward progress stopped, potential for 500
CA-LNU- Forrest Fire. 520 acres, 95% contained.
Location: Forrest Ave, Guinda, CA