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‘He’s a one-of-a-kind hero’: Parents identify son as 1 of 4 B.C. wildland firefighters killed in crash

By Kareem Gouda and Troy Charles, Global News   

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Sept. 22, 2023, British Columbia – The parents of a teen wildland firefighter are sharing details of his tragic death in a head-on collision near Kamloops early Tuesday morning. Barb Billyboy said her 19-year-old son Jaxon was a young warrior who was just coming home after a 14 day tour fighting wildfires near Fort St. James. Global News reports. | READ MORE

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