The San Diego County firefighter who died last month fighting the Thomas fire in Ventura County was putting out a spot fire when he found himself trapped by flames, according to a preliminary report released by Cal Fire this week.
The report details the events that led to the death of 32-year-old Cory Iverson, who died in Fillmore on the morning of Dec. 14.
The North County resident was married with a 2-year-old daughter. His wife is pregnant with their second child, due this spring.
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection released the preliminary report, called a “green sheet,” to the San Diego Union-Tribune on Tuesday.
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