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Incident Name: Logwood Fire on the Los Padres National Forest near Big Sur
Date: 8/22/73
Personnel: Danny E Hime, of San Diego
Age: 21
Agency/Organization: CDF (now CAL FIRE) under agreement with the USFS
Position: Firefighter with a 12 man CDF Ecology Crew

Summary: Dan Hime lost his life on August 22, 1973 when he fell off a cliff into a 200 foot rocky gorge while fighting a 600-acre fire with the rest of his crew in the very steep, rugged terrain of the Los Padres National Forest.

 

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