Murphy Peak Fire Smokejumper Injury (2022)

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Incident Date: 8/13/2022

[State]: Montana
[Date]: 08/13/2022
[Incident Type]: Smokejumping Accident

A smokejumper sustained a break to the end of the ulna bone in the arm during a jump operation, when the individual’s arm impacted with a tree. The patient was transported to a hospital using a BIA exclusive-use Type 3 helicopter. Surgery was performed on 8/14, with anticipated release from the hospital on 8/15.

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

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