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Incident Name:  43,465 acre Entiat Fire on the Wenatchee National Forest, WA
Date: 8/28/1970
Personnel: Willie Shaw
Age: mid-40s
Agency/Organization: US Forest Service
Position: firefighter

Summary: On August 28, 1970, Willie Shaw and 8,500 other men were working to control the 43,465-acre Entiat Fire and other fires on the Wenatchee National Forest in Washington, when a high wind caused a fire-weakened dead tree to fall on him. He did not survive.

 

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