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In the Line of Duty
Matthew Anthony King, 44 - Albuquerque, NM
Matthew Anthony King Lieutenant Bernalillo County Fire Department Albuquerque, NM Age: 44 Gender: Male Status: Career Years of Service: 19 Date of Incident: July 16, 2022 Date of Death: July 16, 2022 On Saturday, July 16, 2022, Lieutenant Matthew Anthony King from the Bernalillo County Fire Department, and three members of the Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office, were aboard a helicopter returning to Albuquerque after performing aerial wildland fire suppression at the East Mesa Fire. The helicopter crashed killing all four occupants. Investigation into the incident is ongoing.