A South Dakota firefighter lost his life Thursday while on temporary assignment helping crews battle a wildfire in California, the U.S. Forest Service announced late Friday.
David “Dave” Ruhl died while responding to the Frog Fire northwest of Adin, California, officials said. A search and rescue team found his body Friday morning.
David “Dave” Ruhl. (Image source: Facebook via KRCR-TV)
“This loss of life is tragic and heartbreaking,” Forest supervisor Amanda McAdams said....