Another Fire Fighter Dead in Carr Fire!

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By BStigers on August 11, 2018.

The death toll in the Carr Fire has increased by one to total 8 with another firefighter losing his life this morning. Cal Fire confirmed that a heavy equipment mechanic was killed in a single vehicle crash on highway 99 south of Los Molinos, outside the fire area. CHP reports the vehicle left the highway on a curve and hit a tree, and caught on fire.  Gov. Brown has ordered flags in the state be flown at half staff in honor of Andrew Brake. His death brings the Fire Fighter Death toll  in the CARR fire to three.