Rick Lupe



Age: 43


Summary: Arizona firefighter hailed as a hero for his role in saving the eastern Arizona of Show Low from the disastrous Rodeo-Chediski fire during 2002, a fire that burned 469,000 acres, the largest in Arizona history.



Cause of Death: Injuries suffered in a May 2003 fire


Born: May 18, 1960


Died: June 19, 2003


Location: Phoenix, Arizona