YUBA CITY (CBS13) — First responders from across the region escorted a fallen Yuba City firefighter to his final resting place.

41-year-old Daniel J. Laird was helping with a controlled burn in the Sam Houston National Forest in Texas when the helicopter he was in went down.

Fallen firefighter Daniel Laird

Laird, a Helitack captain from the Tahoe National Forest, died at the scene

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On Saturday, firetrucks and police vehicles lined the way to the Sutter Cemetary.

Fallen firefighter Daniel Laird

Laird is survived by his wife and daughter.


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