It is in great sadness, that we as a Brotherhood, post the 52nd Line Of Duty Death for 2016 from the United States Fire Administration. Fellow Brother Firefighter & Interagency Lolo Hotshot Crew member Justin Beebe has made the ultimate sacrifice in love for their fellow man. Our sincerest condolences go out to his family, friends and our Brothers & Sisters with the United States Forest Service Interagency Hotshot Crews.
Years of Service: 1
Date of Incident: 08/13/2016
Time of Incident: 1600hrs
Date of Death: 08/13/2016
Fire Department: United States Forest Service – Lolo National Forest
Address: 24 Fort Missoula Road, Missoula, MT 59804
Fire Department Chief: Forest Supervisor Tim Garcia
Incident Description: Firefighter Justin Beebe, a Lolo Interagency Hotshot crew member, succumbed to injuries after being struck by a dead tree during firefighting efforts on the Strawberry Fire at Great Basin National Park in Nevada.
Incident Location: Great Basin National Park, NV
Tribute is being paid to Firefighter Justin Beebe at http://apps.usfa.fema.gov/firefighter-fatalities/
To date, 52 firefighter fatalities have been reported to USFA in 2016. Year-to-date and annual USFA firefighter fatality reports are posted online at https://www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/ff_fatality_reports.html