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Incident Name: Snowshoe Fire on the Malheur National Forest, burning between Burns and John Day, OR
Date: August 15, 1990
Personnel: Julius Christian Starr resident of Roseburg Oregon and Assistant FMO on the Umpqua District of the Umpqua National Forest
Age: 47
Agency/Organization: US Forest Service
Position: firefighter and firefighter manager

Summary: On August 15, 1990, Julius C. Starr collapsed and during briefing in firecamp on the Snowshoe Fire on the Malheur National Forest. Medical personnel in firecamp administered immediate first aid. Julius was unconscious and breathing when taken to a hospital in John Day, OR. He was later flown to Bend, where he passed away. He had died of a stroke.

 

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Contributors to this article: John Miller, Rene Vanderhooft, Mellie

 

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