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Incident Name:  Seneca Fire, Malheur National Forest
Date:  9/4/1955
Personnel: Carey Elwood Jackson
Age: 38
Agency/Organization:  Malheur National Forest
Position: firefighter

Summary: Elwood Jackson a logger from John Day OR was fighting the Seneca Fire on the Malheur National Forest near Seneca when he was entrapped and overrun. He did not survive.

 

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Round Butte fire was near Seneca, Oregon; no more specific information than that.

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  • Elwood Jackson named as fallen.
First OR fire death, 1955 First OR fire death, 1955
First OR fire death, 1955 First OR fire death, 1955
  • Memorial plaque to Carey Elwood Jackson on the Malheur National Forest (Posted on the Find a Grave memorial page by Rex)
Elwood Jackson Plaque Elwood Jackson Plaque

 

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Contributors to this article: Mellie, John Miller

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