The helicopter that crashed was one of two the agency deployed to help fight the fire near Townsend, which has burned 7 square miles and destroyed a house, a cabin and 6 outbuildings.
Three people are dead and two remain missing after a group floating down a North Carolina river on inflatable tubes went over a dam.
The private contractor sprayed the foam for about three hours Tuesday at the Chemtool Inc. factory near Rockton, despite concerns raised by government regulators.
After extinguishment of the fire, Yock arrived home. Shortly thereafter, he suffered an apparent cardiac arrest and passed away.
Spartan Emergency Response® introduces Smart Reach™ Multi-Stance™, the patented new Smeal® ladder and outrigger control system.
A Lenco Armored Vehicles BearCat® X3 FireCat is being credited with helping to put out a fire in Agua Dulce, Calif., earlier this month.