Man suffers medical issue dies on Oregon fire line

first_imgVALE, Ore. — A 59-year-old man has died while working on a fire line in southeastern Oregon.Carolyn Chad, a spokeswoman for the federal Bureau of Land Management, says Kevin Hall apparently suffered a medical issue while he was working for a bulldozer contractor on the Grassy Mountain fire, about 60 miles southwest of Boise, Idaho.Hall, from Ontario, Ore., was found unresponsive in a pickup truck Saturday. Other workers administered CPR but couldn’t revive him.Chad tells KTVZ-TV that Hall was supporting a bulldozer crew as it worked to improve an existing fire line.He is the third person to die in Oregon this month while fighting wildfires.last_img