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Incident Name:  Kelley Fire, Nez Perce National Forest, Idaho
Date: 9/1/1939
Personnel: Lewis Pardo
Age:
Agency/Organization: Civilian Conservation Corps; US Forest Service
Position: firefighter

Summary: Lewis Pardo was struck and killed by a burning tree on the Kelley Fire on September 1, 1939. He was part of a CCC crew assigned to assist in fighting the Kelley Fire on the Nez Perce, National Forest.

--From Newspaper; “ Gallup Independent, September, 1939

 

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