Blue Lake Fire Honors Captain’s Life

FORTUNA (KIEM)- Emergency personnel came together to honor one of their own.

The Blue Lake Volunteer Fire Department held a memorial service Monday afternoon for Captain Daniel Komins.

Back in August, Komins went missing during a 5-day solo hike in the Trinity Alps. When he didn’t return home a search and rescue process began. CHP officers located his body on a trail between L Lake and Mirror Lake.

Komins was an EMT and a part of the Blue Lake Volunteer Fire Department.