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Incident Name: Sandlin Bay, Columbia, Colorado
Date: 2/xx/1985
Personnel: Richard A McConnell
Age: 40
Agency/Organization: Castle Rock Fire Department, 300 Perry St, Castle Rock, CO (south of Denver)
Position: firefighter

Summary: Fire was burning during severe drought conditions. It spotted across the fireline. Richard McConnell was cutting the line. He and his dozer were overrun.

 

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(Location of the fire is unknown.)

Richard was from the Castle Rock Fire Department, Castle Rock, CO

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  • Richard McConnell is honored on the USFA National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, MD. Look for his name under Colorado:
National Fallen Firefighter Plaque 1985 National Fallen Firefighter Plaque 1985

 

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