Central Sierra Fire Lookout Group
Memorial Page
In Memory of Two of Our Own

Joe Knowles Memorial Tower
Joe Knowles
June 26, 1932 ~ October 26, 2006
In Service:
Miami Lookout Volunteer 1998 - still on watch

Ray Swartz 
July 21, 1949 - August 3, 2013
(surcomeded to cancer)
In Service:
 Shuteye Lookout 2012 - 
Miami Lookout Volunteer 2004-2011

In Honerable Memory of

Braden Varney
CAL FIRE Heavy Fire Equipment Operator,
Madera-Mariposa-Merced Unit.
Lost July 14, 2018
Brian Hughes
Captain of the Arrowhead Interagency Hotshots,
Sequoia - Kings Canyon National Parks.
Lost July 29, 2018

Both lost in the Line of Duty
while on the Ferguson Fire,
Sierra National Forest, Mariposa County, CA

Cal Fire Air Tanker Pilot
Geoffrey "Craig" Hunt
October 14, 1951 - October 7, 2014
Lost in the Line of Duty
Battling the Dog Rock Fire
El Portal / Yosemite National Park, Mariposa County, CA

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