Incident Name: Pilgrim Creek Fire near Plains, MT
Personnel: Roy Helm, a forest firefighter of Minneapolis, MN
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.]
Pilgrim Creek Fire near Plains, MT
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