July 5: Worker Dies Fighting Wildfire


A worker was hired by the BC Wildfire Service to work on the Old Sechelt Mine fire, felling trees. The 60-year-old worker was struck by a falling tree and died at the scene. The BC Coroners Service, WorkSafeBC, BC Wildfire Service and RCMP are coordinating their investigative efforts to determine the circumstance that led to this fatality.