A memorial is planned for this upcoming Sunday for 28 year old Luke Sheehy, the California Smokejumper killed last week while fighting a fire near Alturas.
According to the Redding Record Searchlight
, the service is scheduled for this Sunday at the Redding Civic Auditorium and is only open to family, close friends, firefighters and forest service members.
Sheehy, of Susanville, was a member of the California Smokejumpers based out of Redding. Sheehy was killed while fighting a fire in the Saddle Back Fire Wilderness Area near Alturus when a part of a tree struck him.
Donations and condolences can be sent to Doug and Lynn Sheehy or the Sheehy Family at 2850 Main St., Suite 12, #386, Susanville, CA 96130.