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TEHAMA COUNTY — Cal Fire has announced that a firefighter assigned to the Carr Fire was killed in a traffic accident Thursday morning.

Andrew Brake, 40, was involved in a crash on Highway 99 in Tehama County when he was on his way to work.

Cal Fire says Brake was working as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic for the Butte Unit.

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