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Incident Name: Pilgrim Creek Fire near Plains, MT
Date: 9/1/1931
Personnel: Roy Helm, a forest firefighter of Minneapolis, MN
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Position: forest firefighter

Summary: On September 1, 1931, Roy Helm was struck and killed by a falling tree while fighting a fire on Pilgrim Creek near Plains, MT. News articles of the day report "his death brings to 14 the number of firefighters killed during the 1931 season."

[The number was probably quite a bit larger than that.]

 

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Pilgrim Creek Fire near Plains, MT

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  • Roy Helm named as fallen:

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