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07-01-2013, 11:40 AM
My thoughts and prayers to the families and the community.

19 firefighters killed in Arizona blaze; 'Our entire crew was lost' - (

07-01-2013, 11:44 AM
Just horrific. Terrible. Terrible.

07-01-2013, 12:12 PM
I had never heard of those fire shelter things before. Sounds like a scary situation for sure.

07-01-2013, 04:09 PM
After having lived in Arizona and seeing these men from local departments and US Forestry fighters across the state fight many blazes, this is tough news.

07-01-2013, 04:11 PM
How incredibly sad. That many at once.

07-04-2013, 10:17 PM
The LA times has an emotional slideshow and radio traffic audio from a similar 'burn over' event from 2008. Gives you a sense of what these brave men faced.

2008: Firefighters trapped in 'burnover' find safety in their emergency shelters -- (