Fresno Cal Fire firefighter dies after returning from San Diego

The Fresno BeeMay 22, 2014 

Roger Gonzales, a firefighter with the Fresno-Kings Unit of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, died at his home Wednesday after returning from fighting the San Diego fires, department Capt. Ryan Michaels said Thursday.

The Fresno County Coroner's Office will determine the cause of death.

Michaels said Thursday night that the Gonzales family hadn't finalized funeral arrangements. No other information was available about how long Gonzales, 32, had worked for Cal Fire.

"We are supporting the family and his crew during this difficult time," he said.

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