BOISE -- A memorial service is planned this Friday, October 4 for Bureau of Land Management - Boise smokejumper Mark Urban.
Urban, who was a senior member of the crew, died in a parachuting accident near Prairie on Friday, September 27.
His memorial service will be held at the National Interagency Fire Center lawn at 2:00 p.m., and it will be hosted by BLM's Great Basin Smokejumpers.
Urban leaves behind a wife in Boise, and family back east.
Urban is the 33rd wildland firefighter lost in the line of duty this year. It's second worst year for firefighting fatalities on record.