ALBANY, Ore. – The community
of Albany will hold a memorial service on Saturday for a young firefighter killed at a southern Oregon wildfire.
Jesse Trader, 19, died Tuesday
when the water truck he was driving overturned at the Big Windy fire complex.
The service will be held
at the West Albany High School football stadium. The family will later hold a
private graveside service.
The state Public Safety Memorial Fund Board is considering giving a
$25,000 benefit to Trader's family. The fund provides immediate financial help
to the families of law enforcement officers and firefighters who are killed or
disabled in the line of duty.