REMEMBERING THE IRON COMPLEX FIRE: FF ANDY PALMER
Andrew Palmer, who was based out of Olympic National Park in Port Angeles, Wash.
A volunteer firefighter Andy died of an apparent heart attack on a Northern California Fire July 3, 2008.
|Firefighter Andy Palmer|
At approximately 1350 hrs, Firefighter Palmer was struck by a piece of a falling tree released in the falling process. Helicopter access to the site was prevented by smoke conditions so other firefighters carried Firefighter Palmer to a location where he was picked up by a United States Coast Guard helicopter.