Firefighter Diana Jones was as an EMT and volunteer firefighter. She had been with the Cresson Volunteer Fire Department for more than 5 years. Cresson is about 25 miles southwest of Fort Worth.
Jones was working with her son on a fire northwest of Sacramento, California when she died in an crash while repositioning her truck during a firefight.
The August Complex Fire — in Mendocino County — started as 37 separate lightning-caused fires and has now burned close to 250,000 acres. Currently, the fire is only 20% contained.