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Incident Name: Shot Creek lightning fire on the Clearwater National Forest, ID
Date: 7/12/1939
Personnel: WH Sturgill
Age: 
Agency/Organization: fighting a US Forest Service fire, from a sheep ranch
Position: pickup firefighter

Summary: WH Sturgill was killed by a falling pine snag while fighting a fire in the Shot Creek area on the Clearwater National Forest, ID on July 12, 1939

 

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Shot Creek area on the Clearwater National Forest, Shot Creek Mouth

 

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W.H.Sturgill named as fallen W.H.Sturgill named as fallen

 

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  • WH Sturgill of Clarkston, WA

 

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