The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality:
Frumencio Ruiz Carapia
Central Point, OR
On Monday, August 23, 2021, while working at the Gales Wildland Fire, Firefighter/Squad Boss Frumencio Ruiz Carapia was killed when he was struck by a falling tree.
Years of Service: 20
Date of Incident: August 23, 2021
Date of Death: August 23, 2021
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