Forest Service Firefighter Dies Battling Nevada Wildfire

August 14, 2016 11:16 PM

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Authorities say a Forest Service firefighter has died after being hit by a tree while battling a wildfire in Nevada.

Federal officials say Justin Beebe of Vermont was killed when the tree fell on him Saturday afternoon while his hotshot crew battled the blaze in the eastern part of the state. His age wasn't immediately known.

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