According to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Collin Hagan of Toivola, Michigan was critically injured around noon Wednesday. Medics performed life-saving efforts, but Hagan died at the scene.
"It is a sad day in public safety." Sheriff John Hanlin said. "On behalf of the men and women of the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office, I extend my heartfelt sympathies to Firefighter Hagan’s family, friends, co-workers and all who knew this brave young man."
Hagan was assigned o the Craig Interagency Hotshot Crew based in Craig Colorado.
Firefighters from the Bureau of Land Management, United States Forest Service, Roseburg Fire Department and Douglas County Fire District #2 gathered to honor Hagan when his boy arrived at Roseburg Regional Airport. The firefighters then did an honor escort to the funeral home.