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In the Line of Duty
Logan Taylor, 25 - Salem, Oregon
Logan Taylor Firefighter Oregon Department of Forestry Salem, Oregon Age: 25 Gender: Male Status: Wildland Contract Years of Service: Pending Date of Incident: Aug. 18, 2022 Date of Death: Aug. 18, 2022 On August 18, 2022, shortly after 4:00 p.m., dispatchers received information regarding Firefighter Logan Taylor who was critically injured after being struck by a tree on the Rum Creek Fire, located north of Galice, Oregon. Jackson County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue immediately deployed a helicopter and personnel to the fire. Upon their arrival, Taylor was airlifted out of the mountainous terrain to an awaiting Mercy Flights helicopter, which then transported him to Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. Despite lifesaving efforts, however, Taylor passed away from the injuries he sustained. Taylor was the operator of Sasquatch Reforestation, a company that contracted with the Oregon Department of Forestry.