I heard that it was a member of the Navajo HotShots who were stationed in Walker. He had an aneurysm, unrelated to the fire. Not sure if that’s true, but anyone who was working the fire deserves our support.

Incident: Goodwin Fire Wildfire

Released: 1:00pm

Wednesday morning at approximately 12:30 a.m., a firefighter assigned to the Goodwin Fire began feeling ill.

First responders were notified and reported to the scene.

The firefighter was transported to Prescott Medical Center.

There it was determined that the firefighter needed additional medical care and was transported to a medical facility in Phoenix, AZ by air ambulance.

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