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Wildland firefighter dies in fire

Oregon Department of Forestry and Bureau of Land Management officials announce the death of 25-year-old wildland firefighter Logan Taylor of Talent, Oregon.On Thursday, Aug. 18, shortly after 4 p.m., dispatchers received information regarding a wildland firefighter that was critically injured after being struck by a tree on the Rum Creek Fire, located north of Galice. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue immediately deployed a helicopter and personnel to . . .

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