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The son-in-law of Board Member 'Dand' (Dan Drehof) was killed in a wildfire Monday afternoon. Josh was a Florida Forestry Firefighter and was working to contain a wildfire when he heard a call from another Firefighter that he had gotten hung up on a stump and the fire was getting close. Josh responded to assist and upon arriving he left the safety of his enclosed cab and both were caught in a flashover.

More info in the following links:

http://www.news4jax.com/news/28322644/detail.html

http://www.lakecityreporter.com/articles/2011/06/22/news/doc4e01415b54f66780426341.txt
 

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Our prayers are with his family and friends. Another of our finest has had his last alarm call.
 

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I fought wildfires for 41 years. I can understand the situation. My sympathies go out to their families, friends and co-workers.
 

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Prayers for both of the family's involved, from Michigan.
 

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Prayers sent to all. He is a hero
 

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Sincerest condolences to the families of two brother firefighters who have answered their last alarm.

It became the source of inspiration after 911, and it's no less significant today...,

"All give some..., some give all!"

Unfortunately, this is something that all firefighters and their families live with every day. There are many active and retired firefighters on GL1800Riders.com, and we all know the feeling.

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Rest in Peace, Brothers.
 

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Our deepest condolences and sympathies to the family, friends and fellow firefighters of these two brothers, Josh and Brett. May they rest in peace.
 

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We've lost too many brothers and sister already this year. My prayers for their families.

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Prayers sent for both families, especially Burch's wife who is going to have to raise 2 sons without a father. Can't even imagine the pain she's going through. God be with them.
 

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Funeral services for Josh will be Friday. Memorial services were held yesterday and Firefighters from Florida and several other states attended. The family wants to thank everyone for their thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow.
 
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