Incident Name: Round Butte Fire, Fremont National Forest
Personnel: Wesley W Weston of Bly, OR
Summary: Wesley Weston and three other firefighters had been working using 2 "tractors" to complete a fireline or fire trail on the Round Butte Fire between Klamath Falls and Lakeview, OR. Fire behavior on the Round Butte Fire picked up, it made a 4 mi run, and Weston and the others' line was overrun. Weston's body was found later.
The fire was located on the Fremont National Forest, between Klamath Falls and Lakeview, OR, origin near Round Butte.
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