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Old 07-01-2013, 02:35 PM   #10
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Default Re: 19 fire fighters killed battling arizona blaze.

Originally Posted by johndeeregreen
Maybe I'm just being idealistic but you'd have to think that these guys don't go in without escape routes in mind for if something as simple as the wind changing direction happens. Someone must have fucked up here somewhere along the line.

Maybe the problem is the special "Marines like" fire fighting unit that is specifically out there to tackle the most extreme, most dangerous fire situations regular fire fighters can't handle?

Seems like a silly concept to me. Not to diminish the plight of these 19 guys, they died horrificaly in an attempt to save lives.
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