|Ventura County firefighters are mourning the loss of Fire Engineer Ryan Osler who died when a tanker rolled over Wednesday morning.|
Fire Engineer Ryan Osler, 38, and another firefighter were working the Canyon Fire near Vandenberg Air Force Base when the crash happened around 6:20 a.m.
The apparatus, which was carrying 2,000 gallons of water, hit a roundabout at State Route 246 at Purisima Road in Lompoc, according to localtelevision station KSBY.
According to the California Highway Patrol, the crash had a "violent impact" which caused the apparatus to rollover.
Osler, the passenger, was trapped in the vehicle and later died.
Osler was assigned Station 42 in Moorpark.
He leaves behind a wife, a 12-year-old daughter and a 11-year-old son, according to the Ventura County Star.