Hermits Peak Fire Fall Injury (2022)

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Incident Date: 4/17/2022

[State]: New Mexico
[Date]: 04/17/2022
[Incident Type]: Fall

Hermits Peak Fire: A firefighter was mopping up with a backpack pump; while hiking uphill a gust of wind unbalanced him and he fell backwards, landing on a tool that was slung on his back. Sustained a lower spine compression fracture. Transported to hospital via incident ambulance; treated and released and expected to make a full recovery after a few weeks and physical therapy.

[This data was provided by the USFS Weekly Summary Report.]


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