Incident Name: a 160 acre fire begun by a train near Mosier, Oregon
Personnel: Lewis "Bud" Mohr
Agency/Organization: Pine Grove Rural Fire Department
Summary: Bud Mohr, from Hood River was fighting a fire begun by sparks from a train near Mosier, OR when he collapsed and died from an apparent heart attack. CPR was immediately provided but was unsuccessful in saving Bud's life.
Pine Grove Rural Fire Department merged with Odell Fire Department
- Announcement of Lewis "Bud" Mohr's death
- Excerpt from Protective Clothing for Wildland Fire Suppression ...
Protective Clothing for Wildland Fire Suppression
The article that this was transcribed from is no longer online -- was at tinhelmet.com under archives_files/mauney_wildland.pdf
The following portion was apparently a MTDC review of deaths of firefighters (1985-1999) wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) not designed for wildland fire conditions.
The following has info on firefighters that died... Ch 8 (pp 26-27) heart attack and heat stroke fatalities.
"The following individual firefighter fatality information was obtained from NFPA, NIOSH, and OSHA investigation reports as well as personal interviews with department personnel."
6.2 Mid-West and West Coast Fatalities
(snip)Hood River, OR, Firefighter Bud Mohr died of a heart attack while fighting a brush fire on August 12, 1988. A firefighter who was there with him testified that he was wearing structural PPE.
- MTDC: 1993 - Components of Wildland Fire Personal Protective Equiipment (PPE)
- USFA Memorial Database: Luis A Mohr; Bud is memorialized on the National Firefighters Wall
- Oregon Firefighters' Memorial:
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