Incident Name: Liebre Fire
Date: June 21, 1968, died 6/24/68
Personnel: Phil Goodell
Agency/Organization: Los Angeles County Fire Department
On 6/21/68 Captain Phil Goodell of Patrol 77 was trapped on a power line access road along with Engine 382. They tried to fire the road but did not complete it in time. Capt Goodell stayed out with a hose line to defended the crew members who were under the fire engine. Captain Goodell, age 45, suffered burn injuries and died on 6/24/68. Some of the engine crew also received burns. This fire burned 48,428 acres above the Castaic area.
"above the Castiac area"
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Contributors to this article: Gerald Meehan, Larry Tucker, LAC, R. Ranger Dorn
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