Firefighter dies while working on southern Oregon wildfire

The Oregon Department of Forestry and Bureau of Land Management confirmed the Thursday death of 25-year-old Logan Taylor.

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A firefighter working a blaze in southern Oregon has died after he was struck by a tree on Thursday, officials said.

The Oregon Department of Forestry and Bureau of Land Management confirmed the death of Logan Taylor, 25, in a Facebook post. The agency said Taylor, of Talent, Oregon, was critically hurt while working on the Rum Creek Fire north of Galice. He was the operator of Sasquatch Reforestation, an Oregon Department of Forestry-contracted firefighting company.

Officials said he was airlifted out

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