New Audio: Dozer Operator Killed in Wildfire


Date and Time: 07/26/2018 Unknown Time
City: Unknown
State: California
Address: Various


The Carr fire broke out on July 23, 2018 and was not extinguished until January 4, 2019. The fire burned over 229,000 acres of land and killed 3 firefighters and 5 civilians.

One of the fire fighters who was killed in the fire was Donald Smith. Smith was operating a bull dozer on July 26th when he was over run by the fire. Smith called 911 for help, but was not able to make it to safety.

Hear the 911 Call Audio below

911 Audio

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