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Incident Name:  a fire on the Magee District of the Coeur d A'lene National Forest, ID
Date: 08/20/1931
Personnel: John Moss
Age: 64
Agency/Organization: US Forest Service
Position: rancher and firefighter

Summary: On August 20, 1931, a falling snag from a burning tree claimed the life of John Moss, 64, who was fighting a fire on Snowbird Creek on the Magee District of the Coeur d A'lene National Forest (now Idaho Panhandle National Forests). He was carried by cot/stretcher toward a hospital in Coeur d A'lene but died half an hour after being struck.

 

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Critically injured at fire on Snowbird Creek, Coeur d A'lene National Forest, ID

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  • Idaho Death Certificate: John Moss

    Death location is Kootenai County, ID

  • John Moss named as fallen, and location
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