The firefighter was killed Thursday, the forest service stated in a quick assertion. The reason for loss of life is below investigation, it stated, and the firefighter’s identification was withheld pending the notification of subsequent of kin.
“Our deepest sympathies are with the household, mates and fellow firefighters throughout this time,” the forest service stated in a quick assertion on Twitter.
The El Dorado Fireplace was began by a “smoke-generating pyrotechnic gadget” used at a celebration over Labor Day weekend in El Dorado Ranch Park in Yucaipa, about 70 miles east of Los Angeles, in accordance with Cal Fireplace investigators.
Fireplace officers instructed CNN on the time that these concerned had been cooperating with fireplace investigators.
As of Thursday night time, the El Dorado Fireplace had scorched greater than 19,000 acres and was 66% contained.