Incident Name: Magic Mountain Fire
Date: 7/19/60 the incident occurred, 12/10/60 Alga Jones died
Personnel: Alga Jones
Agency/Organization: working on a LA County fire
On 7/19/60 on the “Magic Mountain Fire”, juvenile Crewman Alga Jones was struck in the head by a rolling rock. He died from his injuries on 12/10/60. This fire of 27,410 acres occurred in Moody Canyon in Acton.
Placed along Moody Canyon, near Acton, CA; exact location unknown.
Contributors to this article: Gerald Meehan, Larry Tucker, LAC
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