CAL FIRE Line of Duty Death
Fire Apparatus Engineer Cory Iverson

Engineer Cory David Iverson died in the link of duty on December 14, 2017, honorably defending the town of Fillmore from the devastating Thomas fire. He was the beloved husband and best friend of Ashley Iverson and the devoted father of daughter Evie and soon-to-be daughter Taylor. A devoted CAL FIRE firefighter since 2009, he had recently promoted to a Fire Apparatus Engineer in CAL FIRE’s San Diego Unit. Prior to his promotion, Cory worked at Hemet Ryan Airbase in Riverside County as a helitack firefighter in the Department’s aerial firefighting program. Cory is described as a wonderful family man and very dedicated to his job.

The loss of Cory will forever leave a hole in the heart of everyone he touched. He was a loving husband, father, brother, mentor, and to all, he was a friend.


Due to the overwhelming response received on the passing of Cory Iverson, a fund has been established for the family by CAL FIRE Firefighters Local 2881. For more information, please click here.

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