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Incident Name: fire on the Tahoe National Forest, CA
Date: 9/16/1934
Personnel: 3 lives lost
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Agency/Organization: US Forest Service
Position: firefighters

Summary: 

George Nicholsen, 43, of Grass Valley
Irving Child, 39, of Nevada City
Carl Reightnour, 25, of Sacramento

On 9/16/1934, hree members of a 50-man firefighting crew battling a large fire on the Tahoe National Forest were entrapped between advancing flames and high bluffs. George Nicholsen, Irving Child, Carl Reightnour did not survive.

 

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