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Smokejumper To Be Honored

by Chuck Sheley |

From Jerry Vice (RDD-69):

On October 16, 2010, at 11:30 A.M., the California Professional Firefighters organization will add two Regional-5 smokejumperís names to the memorial wall honoring those who died in the line of duty in 1970.

Tom Regennitter (RDD-67) was killed while jumping the Oak Fire, Shasta Trinity National Forest on June 3, 1970.

Steve Grammer (RDD-70) died in a helicopter crash while detailed to the Redding Hotshots on the Forks Fire, Angeles National Forest on September 28, 1970.

The ceremony will take place at the California Professional Firefighter Memorial Wall in Capital Park, Sacramento, California.

For further information and driving instructions to can go to www.cpf.org. When in the site, scroll down to Firefighters Memorial information.