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19 firefighters killed battling Arizona wildfire

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by MileHigh, Jun 30, 2013.

  1. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Just tragic.

    RIP

    http://abcn.ws/1atxHkf
     
  2. JR

    JR Active Member

    Horrific.
    I have no other words.
     
  3. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Just awful. RIP.
     
  4. HanSenSE

    HanSenSE Well-Known Member

    Can't say much more either. Most were members of an elite firefighting team:

    http://www.azcentral.com/news/arizona/articles/20130630crews-fighting-small-fires-around-Arizona.html
     
  5. Bubbler

    Bubbler Active Member

    Firefighters are brave as fuck. How horrible.
     
  6. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    Absolutely terrible. Can't even imagine.
     
  7. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Heavy.com has a picture of the 19:

    http://www.heavy.com/news/2013/07/yarnell-hill-fire-arizona-firefighters-dead-die/

    [​IMG]
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 15, 2014
  8. Inky_Wretch

    Inky_Wretch Well-Known Member

  9. Rusty Shackleford

    Rusty Shackleford Active Member

    How is this not bigger news? It was two days before I heard about this.
     
  10. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    Because it did not peak the interest of any special interest groups looking to
    capitalize on and further their cause.
     
  11. KJIM

    KJIM Well-Known Member

    Really? I saw it all over yesterday.

    I wasn't online much on Sunday so I didn't notice when it broke, but it was out there yesterday for sure.

    Tragic.
     
  12. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Yeah I think it might be your own blind spot on this not being big news. I saw lots of news coverage and as much FB reaction as you normally expect on a "big" story.
     
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