QUINCY, CA February 8, 2018 – Six Plumas National Forest employees were recently recognized by the Pacific Southwest (PSW) Regional Forester, for their life-saving actions. According to Beckwourth District Ranger, Matt Jedra, the six firefighters provided life-saving medical aid in a December 2017 emergency involving a fellow employee.

Regional Forester Randy Moore, presented each employee with a certificate inscribed with, “In recognition of your ability to remain calm and effective while rendering life-saving medical care to a fellow Forest Service employee. Your actions, in this unexpected and traumatic situation, reflect a notable level of training, experience, and professionalism.”

Employees include: Aaron Knudson, Ryan Vondriska, Regional Forester Randy Moore, Damian Rivadeneyra, Chris Voelker, Dustin Kaurich and Kyle Mitchell.

For information about the Plumas National Forest visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/plumas and www.Facebook.com/usfsplumas