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Incident Name:  Sullivan Creek Fire, Flathead National Forest
Date: 8/30/1929
Personnel: Lester Rudd/Rude
Age: 25
Agency/Organization: US Forest Service
Position: firefighter

Summary: Lester Rudd/Rude died of a heart attack while working on the Sullivan Creek forest fire in 1929.

(from foresthistory.org, Chapter 27, Flathead Story - Tragedies; spelled Lester's surname as Rude; news article spelled it as Rudd

 

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Contributors to this article: Mellie, John Miller

 

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