Creek Fire Dozer Rollover - Blue Sheet

LFD D-8R Dozer Rollover December 5, 2017 Creek Fire CA-LAC-362189

 

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at approximately 0800 hours, a Los Angeles Fire Department (LFD) Heavy Equipment Operator (HEO) while operating a D-8R Dozer (DZ11) as part of LFD S/T 1000K was involved in a significant rollover while maneuvering on a ridgeline, adjacent to the Ebey Herreres Truck Trail. The HEO initiated a "Mayday" and self-extricated DZ11 with injuries.