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Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby lcarreau » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:30 am

Eighteen firefighters have died in the "Yarnell Hill Fire" that has ripped through half of the town and sent residents to Prescott (AZ) for safety.


http://www.azfamily.com/news/Yarnell-Hill-fire-burning-northwest-of-the-Valley-213756531.html
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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby lcarreau » Mon Jul 01, 2013 4:33 am

Well, the death toll has just risen to nineteen.

Breaking news ... too sad.
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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby lcarreau » Mon Jul 01, 2013 2:25 pm

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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby Scott » Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:43 pm

Sad. May they RIP.
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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby surgent » Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:48 pm

This is devastating. I followed it late last night. I know that area well. I am deeply saddened and my heart goes out to their families and fellow firefighters.
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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby Sarah Simon » Mon Jul 01, 2013 3:55 pm

Larry,

Thank you for bringing this sad news to our attention. These were 19 young people with so much ahead of them in life. I mourn for the family and friends they've left behind.

It's thanks to wildland fire crews like this that I still have a house to call home following the Black Forest Fire that destroyed 509 homes this past month. I could have lost everything I had, but these crews clearly fought the good fight to keep most of my neighborhood standing.

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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby LesterLong » Mon Jul 01, 2013 7:59 pm

Incredible tragedy. I was in that area two weeks ago. RIP.
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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby Tonka » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:23 pm

Just amazing, in a bad way. I really followed the Storm King incident 20 years ago and can't imagine what these guys went through the other day. Best wishes to the families.
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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby yatsek » Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:25 pm

Horrible. My condolences.
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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby lcarreau » Tue Jul 02, 2013 2:00 am

Remembering the brave firefighter .... ordinary people accomplishing extraordinary things ...

I will remember you.


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Latest on the tragedy ..http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/30/arizona-wildfire-yarnell_n_3526934.html
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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby lcarreau » Wed Jul 03, 2013 4:45 pm

Final photo taken by one of the 19 firefighters who perished while fighting the "Yarnell Hill Fire" in central Arizona ..

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Re: Tragedy in central Arizona

Postby lcarreau » Wed Jul 10, 2013 2:37 am

WE WILL ALWAYS REMEMBER ...



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