LAKEPORT, Calif. (AP) – Authorities say a Utah firefighter has died battling the largest recorded blaze in California history.
Authorities say the man died Monday night at a hospital after he was injured at the site of the Mendocino Complex fire north of San Francisco.READ MORE: Getting Answers: What Do Increased Releases From Folsom Dam Mean For Region's Water Levels?
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Firefighters from all over the country have been helping California battle a series of deadly and devastating wildfires in recent weeks that have spread through drought-parched forests and rural communities.
Six firefighters have died in those wildfires.MORE NEWS: California Lawmakers Demand Accountability After Personal Info Of Concealed Weapons Holders Leaked
The deadliest fire, the Carr Fire, has left eight people dead, including three firefighters.