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For immediate release: Tuesday, September 18, 2012 11:30 a.m.
Contacts: Wenatchee Complex Fire Information 509-662-4438 or 509-662-4694
Wenatchee, WA – An individual working as a timber faller on the Wenatchee Complex in the Entiat area, became ill on the fire line yesterday afternoon. He was treated by incident medical personnel and transported to a nearby hospital. He passed away yesterday evening.
Our condolences go out to the family and the firefighting community.
At the request of the family, the individual’s name is being withheld.