Third Firefighter Killed In Carr Fire

By Bill Strange

August 10, 2018

The Carr Fire outside Redding, California is claiming more lives.  Now, the death toll is up to eight with the death of another firefighter.  CAL Fire confirms a heavy equipment operator on his way to the region was killed yesterday morning in a crash on Highway 99 south of Los Molinos.  His name has not been released yet.  He is the third firefighter to die since the Carr Fire was sparked when a car blew a tire on July 23rd.

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