A service for the three firefighters who died while battling the Okanogan complex of wildfires last week will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Toyota Center in Wenatchee.
WENATCHEE — The memorial service for three firefighters who died while battling the Okanogan complex of wildfires will be Sunday in Wenatchee.
Officials say the service will begin at 1 p.m. at the Toyota Center.
Three firefighters were killed and four injured when flames overtook them Wednesday while they were fighting the Okanogan Complex. One firefighter remains in critical condition at Harborview Medical Center with burns over 60 percent of his body. The other three injured firefighters have been treated and released.
Tom Zbyszewski, 20; Richard Wheeler, 31; and Andrew Zajac, 26; died when their truck crashed as they tried to escape the fast-growing wildfire and flames consumed their vehicle. All three lived in North Central Washington.