Procession to the David Ruhl memorial service

The memorial service for David Ruhl was held Sunday, August 9 in Rapid City, South Dakota. Mr. Ruhl’s remains and his family were escorted to the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center by numerous fire trucks, emergency vehicles, and friends of the family.

Mr. Ruhl was killed while fighting a wildfire in northern California on July 30, 2015.

fire engines dave ruhl procession
The engine that Captain Ruhl was assigned to was one of the first vehicles in the procession.

fire engines dave ruhl procession

fire engines dave ruhl procession

fire engines dave ruhl procession

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire. Google+