The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
San Bernardino National Forest, Big Bear Hotshots
Firefighter Charles Morton, Squad Boss on the Big Bear Interagency Hotshot Crew, died during interagency fire suppression activities on the El Dorado Fire in the San Bernardino National Forest in California on September 17, 2020. The Big Bear Hotshots are local to the San Bernardino National Forest.
Status: Wildland Part-Time
Years of Service: 13
Date of Incident: Sept. 17, 2020
Date of Death: Sept. 17, 2020
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