A seasonal firefighter with one of CDF’s elite Helitack units, Firefighter Eva Marie Schicke died September 12, 2004, while constructing fire lines during a rapidly moving wildland fire in the Stanislaus National Forest. In her fifth season as a CDF firefighter, Schicke had rapidly advanced to the Helitack unit, and earned the respect of her colleagues for her competence and grit.
Eva Marie Schicke
- September 12, 2004
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