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    18 Firefighters Dead

    Ya'll say a prayer tonight. We usually bleed protecting ourselves or others. These folks died protecting people's property.

    YARNELL, Ariz. Local fire officials have confirmed that 18 firefighters have died while battling the Yarnell Hill Fire in central Arizona.
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    This is a horrible tragedy. Have this many fire fighters died on duty other than 9-11? Wow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    This is a horrible tragedy. Have this many fire fighters died on duty other than 9-11? Wow.

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    As far as I can tell, 10 killed in West, Texas was the most in a single incident
    since 9/11.
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    Truly tragic and what a terrible way to go. May those 19 Rest in Peace.
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    I heard that too. How sad.
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    Thin red line... Thoughts and prayers!!!!!

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    Rest in peace. Condolences to family , friends and colleagues.
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    Rest in peace.

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    That is so very sad. May they rest in peace.




 

 

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