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Incident Name: a fire near Noisy Creek on the Flathead National Forest, MT
Date: 08/29/1952
Personnel: Charles Labalmo
Age: 
Agency/Organization: US Forest Service
Position: firefighter

Summary: "In 1952 Charles Labalmo, an Eskimo firefighter, died in his bed in a fire camp at Camp Misery on Noisy Creek. This camp is high, and it was quite cold in late September. Les Darling discovered the body. Labalmo died of heart failure." (Flathead National Forest History from ForestHistory.org)

 

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Camp Misery on Noisy Creek, MT

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