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Cal Fire Mechanic Dies in Wreck Working Wildfire 
An eighth person has died in relation to the Carr Fire, Cal Fire said Thursday morning. A Cal Fire heavy equipment mechanic from Cal Fire’s Butte County unit, who had been assigned to the Carr Fire, was killed early Thursday morning in a traffic accident on Highway 99 in Tehama County, the agency said in a news release. The man was identified by the Tehama County Coroner’s Office as Andrew Brake, a 40-year-old from Chico. Brake was headed north on 99, just south of Tehama Vina Road in Tehama, when the road made a slight curve to the left, California Highway Patrol officer Ken Reineman said.
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