The call came into the Oregon Department of Forestry's dispatch center about 4 p.m. Thursday, from an incident commander on the Rum Creek Fire north of Galice.
"Break. Grants Pass, emergency traffic," the commander said over the radio.
"Go for emergency traffic," a dispatcher replied.
"This is Rum IC. I have a firefighter down, struck by a falling tree. He's unconscious at this time. I'm going to need air-med to fly him out at my location." Read More »