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A Douglas County Wildland Firefighter died while fighting The Big Swap Fire in Oregon

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Colo. (KRDO) -- A Wildland Firefighter out of Douglas County has passed away while working to contain "The Big Swap Fire" in Oregon, according to the Douglas County Sheriff's Office.

The Firefighter, Collin Hagen, died after he was hit by a falling tree.

Crews attempted to help him but, his injuries were too severe.

Hagen was part of the Craig Interagency Hotshot Crew. He was helping contain the fire near Oakridge Oregon.  

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