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Report details how wildfire overran Arizona ‘hotshots,’ killing 19; communications cited

• Washington Post
A team of expert firefighters were overrun by a massive wildfire near Yarnell, Ariz., while trying to make it to a safe zone after an unpredictable desert thunderstorm turned the fire into their path earlier this year, while confusing radio communications prevented a firefighting aircraft from dropping retardant on the blaze, according to a report issued Saturday.

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