77-year-old Firefighter Dies of Firefighting Injuries

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77-year-old Firefighter Dies of Firefighting Injuries

Post by 308Mike » Wed Sep 17, 2008 12:36 am

Linkarooni - I hope to be that active or capable when I'm 77!!
California firefighter dies from injuries

ASSOCIATED PRESS

1:10 p.m. September 16, 2008

HAPPY CAMP – A 77-year-old contract firefighter has died from injuries he suffered while battling a blaze in a Northern California forest last month.

The U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday that Curtis Hillman, of Happy Camp, died on Sept. 11 at Mercy Medical Center in Redding.

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Re: 77-year-old Firefighter Dies of Firefighting Injuries

Post by rightisright » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:47 am

77?? Hell, I hope I can still walk when/if I reach that age.

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Re: 77-year-old Firefighter Dies of Firefighting Injuries

Post by FastRope71 » Wed Sep 17, 2008 1:54 pm

Rest in Peace, Curtis Hillman. Thank you for your service.
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