Daniel K. Hoover-Najera

Department
USFS
Deceased
October 26, 2006

Hoover-Najera.Daniel_Photo RESIZEDWhen Daniel Hoover-Najera signed on as a seasonal USFS firefighter in 2005, he was still in his teens and living his dream – riding a fire engine. Only one year out of high school, Danny had found his calling. When he wasn’t fighting fires, Daniel worked at the Lowe’s distribution center, kept up with his training and indulged his passion for skateboarding. Barely twenty years old and with his life still ahead of him, Daniel Hoover-Najera and four of his brothers made the ultimate sacrifice while fighting the Esperanza Fire.

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