YAROSLAV KATKOV

YAROSLAV KATKOV

CAL FIRE firefighter Yaroslav Katkov, 29, died July 29th when he experienced a medical emergency while doing a training hike with his crew in San Diego County.

Firefighter Katkov was working out of CAL FIRE / San Diego County Fire Station 16 in De Luz when he had a medical emergency. He was flown to Temecula Valley Hospital in Riverside, where he passed away that morning.

Katkov live in Escondido and joined CAL FIRE as a seasonal firefighter in August 2018.