CAL FIRE, California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection
Status: Wildland Part-Time
Years of Service: 1
Date of Incident: July 28, 2019
Date of Death: July 29, 2019
On Sunday, July 28, 2019, Firefighter Katkov was on a training hike with his crew in San Diego County. During the hike, he suffered a medical emergency and was immediately flown to Temecula Valley Hospital in Riverside County where he passed away on Monday, July 29, 2019.