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Fire incident in Ferguson, death of Brian Hughes (US National Park Service)

Fire incident in Ferguson, death of Brian Hughes (US National Park Service)

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Brian Hughes

These reports address the July 29, 2018 accident when Arrowhead Interagency Hotshot Brian Hughes was fatally struck by a falling tree while responding to the Ferguson Fire in the Sierra National Forest near Yosemite National Park in California.

National Park Service Releases Investigation and Response Plan for Arrowhead Hotshot Brian Hughes’ Fatal Accident
Press release from the NPS Division of Fire and Aviation announcing the release of the serious accident investigation report and corrective action plan related to the death of Captain Brian Hughes in the Ferguson Fire.

Corrective Action Plan – Death of Brian Hughes

Serious Accident Investigation Report – Ferguson Fire – Brian Hughes

US Fire Administration report on firefighter deaths

Extended 72-hour report

24-hour report

Firefighter from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks killed in Ferguson fire
Press release from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks on the death of Brian Hughes in the Ferguson fire in California on July 29, 2018