Incident Name: Los Alamos Fire
Personnel: Juan G Aldaz of Vallecitos, NM
Agency/Organization: National Park Service
Summary: On June 16, 1977, Juan G Aldaz, employee at the Bandolier National Monument was fighting the Los Alamos wildfire as it approached a campground. He suffered a heart attack after running to the NPS pumper during evacuation on the blow up of La Mesa Fire backfire operations. He was transported to a hospital and pronounced dead.
Bandolier National Monument
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