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Officials identified firefighter killed in the El Dorado Fire 🔥 Just 39 years old

Officials identified firefighter killed in the El Dorado Fire 🔥 Just 39 years old

The San Bernardino National Forest has officially identified the firefighter who died while battling the El Dorado Fire burning west of Palm Springs.

The firefighter was Charles Morton, 39, a Big Bear Interagency Hotshot Squad Boss. Morton died on Thursday while engaged in fire suppression operations.

Cards and condolences may be sent to the Morton family at: P.O. Box 63564, Irvine, CA 92602. For FedEx and/or UPS: 1 League # 63564, Irvine, CA 92602 in care of “Support for Charlie.”

Morton is survived by his wife and daughter, his parents, two brothers, cousins, and friends.

“He’s loved and will be missed. May he rest easy in heaven with his baby boy,” write the Morton family.

Photo: Charles Morton (Courtesy of San Bernardino National Forest)

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