A worker who died while battling the Sechelt fire has been identified.
The death happening this afternoon.
While his name is not being released, the 61-year-old man from Gibsons was a tree faller.
Sunshine Coast RCMP says the BC Ambulance service responded to the call around noon.
In a statement, officials say this is an example of how dangerous it is for the people battling these wildfires.
And how important it is to make sure that they don’t happen by taking preventative action.
WorkSafe BC and the BC Coroner’s Service have taken over the investigation.