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Incident Name:  fire on the St Joe National Forest
Date: August 12, 1949
Personnel: Elmer Marks
Age: 44
Agency/Organization: Forest Service
Position: Ranger, firefighter

Summary: Elmer Marks, 44, a Forest Service ranger on the St Joe National Forest was killed instantly when a snag fell on him. He was fighting a forest fire near camp 3 on upper Marble Creek, ID.

 

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25 mi east of St Maries ID; upper Marble Creek, ID

 

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