Wyoming Forestry Supervisor Dies During Exercise
A Wyoming forestry officer collapsed and died Saturday during an exercise.
Fire Crew Supervisor Ted Drake, 62, was participating in a fitness test for certification when he was stricken, the USFA reported.
The incident occurred in Newcastle.
Drake supervised and trained inmates called 'Smoke Busters,' a well-respected wildland firefighting team. They also are involved in other projects on state and federal lands.
This brings to 39 the number of firefighters who have died on duty so...
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