2004 Tuolumne Fire

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September 20, 2004 Angels Camp, California --Tuolumne Fire –- Firefighters salute as CDF Engine 4474 with fallen firefighter Eva Marie Schicke's casket arrives at Frog Town for her memorial service. Schicke's memorial service was held at the Calaveras County Fairgrounds.  The Tuolumne Fire was a small very fast-moving fire that started around noon on September 12, 2004 near Lumsden Bridge at the bottom of the Tuolumne River.  The fire moved rapidly up the 80-plus-degree slope catching Cal Fire Helitack firefighters, tragically killing firefighter Eva Marie Schicke and injuring five others.
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