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Unidentified members of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew from Prescott, Arizona, according to Prescott Fire Chief Dan Fraijo, some of the men in this photograph were among the firefighters killed by wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, City of Prescott handout. (AP Photo)

For firefighters, answer to why is: Someone has to

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — In his book, “Young Men and Fire,” Norman Maclean attempted to convey what a crew experiences in the chaos of a mountain firestorm. “It is really not possible to see the […]

07/08/2013

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Burns, breathing issues killed 19 firefighters

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – The 19 firefighters killed over the weekend in an Arizona blaze died of burns and inhalation problems, according to initial autopsy findings released Thursday. Cari Gerchick, a spokeswoman for the Maricopa […]

07/04/2013

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