9-11-01:Never forget or fallen brother firefighters ---------- Forwarded Message ---------- This is a message from the Department of Homeland Security/U.S. Fire Administration. You may submit your comments or request additional information, by contacting USFA through our web site at: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/applications/feedback/ ------------------------------------ The U.S. Fire Administration has received notice of the following firefighter fatality: Name: Daniel Holmes Rank: Firefighter Age: 26 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: Unknown Date of Incident: 10/02/2004 Time of Incident: 1100 hrs Date of Death: 10/02/2004 Fire Department Name: National Park Service Fire Department Address: Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks, 47050 Generals Highway, Three Rivers, CA 93271 Fire Department Phone: (559) 565-3341 Fire Department Website: http://www.nps.gov/seki/ Fire Department Chief: Superintendent Richard H. Martin Cause of Death: Firefighter Holmes died from injuries received after the top of a 100-foot white fir tree unexpectedly fell and struck him in an area where his firefighting crew, the Arrowhead Hotshots, had intentionally set a fire in Kings Canyon National Park. Wake/Viewing: Pending Funeral Arrangements: Pending Memorial Fund Contact and Address: The family has asked that in lieu of flowers a donation be made to the Wildland Firefighter Foundation (http://www.wffoundation.org/) where a fund has been set up in Dan's name. Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Holmes at: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/inside-usfa/ffmem/ffmem.shtm Additional information on firefighter fatalities may be found on the USFA web site at: http://www.usfa.fema.gov/inside-usfa/nfdc/nfdc-data5.shtm To date, 83 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2004. ------------- You are currently subscribed to usfa-firefighters as: hollywoodfire822@xxxxxxxx To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-usfa-firefighters-32449A@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx ________________________________________________________________ Speed up your surfing with Juno SpeedBand. Now includes pop-up blocker! Only $14.95/ month - visit http://www.juno.com/surf to sign up today!