Calif. fire captain dies battling wildfire

God bless Captain Hughes and the brave men and women battling the California fires. May God grant them success in their missions.

“…Arrowhead Interagency Hotshots Captain Brian Hughes was killed when he was struck by a tree while working with his crew to set a back fire. They go into the steepest of the steep, the most rugged of the rugged areas,” said Mike Theune, a spokesman with the parks. The Arrowhead team, one of two hotshot crews within the National Park Service, was working on a two-week rotation when the fatality occurred, he said….”

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