2004 Tuolumne Fire

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September 20, 2004 Columbia, California --Tuolumne Fire –- Columbia School students pay tribute to fallen firefighter Eva Marie Schicke as CDF engine 4474 passes. The memorial service for Schicke 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.
Al Golub, Golub Photography al@golubphoto.com