New Mexico Firefighter Succumbs to Burns

KRQE
New Mexico Firefighter Succumbs to Burns
Firefighter John Cammock (KRQE)

NARA VISA, N.M. (KRQE) – A New Mexico volunteer firefighter has died after suffering from burns while fighting a fire.

Lightning caused several brush fires Wednesday night along the New Mexico-Texas border, west of Nara Visa. Nara Visa Fire Chief Gary Girard says several firefighters were battling the blaze when the winds changed and the fire came straight for them.

Volunteer firefighters, 74-year-old John Cammock, along with Kyle Perez, were severely burned.

Subscribe

Stay up to date on everything FirefighterNation. Click the button below to learn more about how to subscribe to our e-Newsletters.

Newsletter Subscription
Clarion UX