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Incident Name:  Ynez Fire
Date: July 30, 1990
Personnel: Mark Allen Moore
Age: 28
Agency/Organization: US Forest Service, Los Padres National Forest and in the USFA Database as Forest Service, Santa Barbara
Position: firefighter

Summary: On July 30, 1990, Mark Moore died of a "pulmonary embolism resulting from a fall" while fighting the Ynez Fire on the Los Padres National Forest.

 

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The California Death Index lists his location as Los Angeles

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  • No reports have been found. [The familysearch.com Database has a Mark Allen Moore (born June 1, 1962) as dying on 17 Sep, 1990 in Los Angeles, CA. He was 28 yr old.
  • On quick search, no news articles have been found yet.
  • The LODD is entered in the database at the Lessons Learned Center with cause of death as pulmonary embolism. LLC Lookup: enter 1990, listed under pulmonary embolism.
  • Historical Wildland Firefighter Fatalities 1910-1996 (page 10): From NWCG (616 K pdf)(scroll down to 1990.)
  • MarkMoore's name and death date are included in the USFA Firefighter Fatality Retrospective Study, published April 2002 (2,888 K pdf)
  • USFS Heroes Memorial: Mark Allen Moore ; Home forest listed as Los Padres National Forest.
  • California Firefighters Memorial Wall Names in Wall Order (229 K pdf). The memorial wall is located in Sacramento, CA
  • USFA Memorial Database: Mark Allen Moore Fire Dept name & location: US Forest Service, Santa Barbara, California
  • Familysearch with info on the California Death Index: Mark Allen Moore Los Angeles, California

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More circumstances surrounding his death are unknown to us at this time. If you have information, please let us know.

 

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Contributors to this article: John Miller, Rene Vanderhooft

 

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