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Incident Name: 33 lightning fires, Quartz Creek area, Clearwater National Forest, ID
Date: 9/6/1967
Personnel: Alfred Safford
Age: 58
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Position: fire safety control officer

Summary: On September 6, 1967, Alfred Safford, fire control officer of the Clearwater Ranger District, Nez Perce National Forest died of an apparent heart attack. He'd been working throughout several days placing men and equipment on 33 lightning fires.

 

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Quartz Creek area near the S Fork of the Clearwater River

 

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  • Fire control officer of the Clearwater Ranger District, Nez Perce National Forest dies from heart attack:
Alfred Safford Alfred Safford

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  •  Obituary:
Alfred Safford Alfred Safford

 

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