An individual working as a timber faller on the Wenatchee Complex Fire near Entiat, Washington became ill on the fire line Monday afternoon, September 17. According to a news release by the Incident Management Team, he was treated by incident medical personnel and transported to a nearby hospital. He passed away later Monday evening.
At the request of the family, the individual’s name is being withheld.
We offer our sincere condolences to the family.
UPDATE at 12:19 p.m. MT, September 19, 2012:
Today the Incident Management Team on the Wenatchee Complex Fire identified the deceased as Chris Seelye, a timber faller from Darby, Montana.
Thanks go out to Kelly