Memorial scheduled for Tahoe firefighter killed in helicopter crash

Firefighter Daniel Laird, Courtesy: U.S. Forest Service
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NEVADA CITY, Cal. (KOLO) - The Tahoe National Forest is remembering one of their firefighters, Daniel Laird, who died March 27, 2019 in a helicopter crash in Texas.

The crash happened during a prescribed burn on the Sam Houston National Forest.

The community is invited to a series of events to remember Firefighter Laird.

Public viewing: Friday, April 5th from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Ullrey Memorial Chapel, at 817 Almond Street, Yuba City, CA
Processional: Saturday, April 6th from approximately 9:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. from Ullrey Memorial Chapel to Sutter Cemetery at 7200 Butte House Rd. Sutter, CA
Graveside Service: Saturday, April 6th at 10:00 a.m. This is a family service and seating is limited but they have invited any members of the U.S. Forest Service, other agencies and the public to attend as room allows.
Family Arriving: The Laird family will be arriving from the cemetery, to the House of Bread Church, through the Cordon of Honor between 11:30 – 12:30.
Memorial: Saturday, April 6th at 2:00 p.m. at the House of Bread Church, at 6521 Hazel Ave. Orangevale CA 95526.

Letters of condolence may be sent to the family via the Tahoe National Forest Supervisor Office
631 Coyote Street
Nevada City, CA 95959

Flowers can be sent to The House of Bread Church
6521 Hazel Ave.
Orangevale CA 95526