Fire in California took the life of one of the liquidators

Fire in California took the life of one of the liquidators

Since the beginning of December the fire Thomas burned 249 500 acres (1010 sq. km) and is currently considered the fourth largest fire in California history.

Until recently it was known only about one victim, 70-year-old woman from Santa Paula, whose body was found at the scene of a car accident. But yesterday evening, representatives of the fire service was informed about another dead – the fireman and engineer equipment 32-year-old Corey Iverson.

The man worked in the division of San Diego as a member of the fire assault team. The Iverson left two year old daughter and a wife who is expecting her second child.

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«His courage and his years in the service of the people of California will never be forgotten,» said California Governor Jerry brown after expressions of condolence to his family.

The head of the Department of forestry and fire protection, Ken of Pimlott, said alarm inspection unit will investigate the cause of death of fire.

After 10 days after the fire Thomas, Cal Fire confirmed that they managed to contain 35% fire. Service representatives also informed that a total of more than a thousand fire engines and 32 helicopters were involved in the struggle with Thomas.

Forecasters predict that wind Santa Ana can reach 30 mph (48 km) on Saturday and Sunday, so conditions will contribute to the further spread of fires.

I nominate the California Fire Fighters for the Time Magazine Person of the Year Award… next year.#ThankYouFireFighters#ThomasFire#RTLAMF

— Billy Baldwin (@BillyBaldwin) December 13, 2017