Monday, July 1, 2013

Worst Loss of Firefighters Since 9/11



A perfect storm of high heat, low humidity and monsoon-style winds turned a lightening strike into a deadly encounter as nineteen highly trained firefighters known as the Prescott Granite Mountain Hotshots died in battle Sunday night.  

Death in tragic proportion for a small Arizona town and their FD.  abc15.com  



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6 comments:

Betsy Brock said...

so very sad!

Brian Miller said...

always hits home for me...my grandfather was a firefighter...

Pat Tillett said...

So very terrible and sad.

California Girl said...

Betsy, Brian, Pat: I had to acknowledge their terrible sacrifice, even if it is a somewhat mundane approach. Thanks for commenting.

Tanna at The Brick Street Bungalow said...

Incredible loss for that community and their families. So very sad.

Betty Manousos said...

terrible! and so very sad!
:(