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Christian M. Sorensen (Associate Life Member) Chris, 57, died September 10, 2017, in an auto accident. According to the Montana Highway Patrol, the accident occurred when the left rear tire on his vehicle failed and the vehicle overturned. He was declared dead at the scene. Chris was born in Casper, Wyoming, and graduated from Montana State University Billings with a degree in environmental studies and worked for the City of Great Falls, Montana, before moving back to Billings. Chris was a regular columnist for Smokejumper magazine for the last 15 years writing his quarterly column "The View From Outside the Fence."
Smokejumping; Smokejumpers -- United States; National Smokejumper Association; Wildfire fighters; Obituaries
National Smokejumper Association, "Smokejumper Obituary: Sorensen, Chris (Associate 0000)" (2017). Smokejumper Obituaries. 625.