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RIP....19 Firefighters.....

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~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 1 Jul 2013 12:07

that have perished in the Arizona fires. The fire was started by lightening and its still roaring.

Condolences to all the familes.

jude x <3


SueMaid Report 1 Jul 2013 12:11

Absolutely tragic, Jude - I can't begin to imagine how their families are feeling. My thoughts are with them all.


'Emma' Report 1 Jul 2013 13:09

Such sad news- my thoughts are with their
family and friends.



PatinCyprus Report 1 Jul 2013 13:15

Brave people in a dangerous job.


Condolences to all family and friends.


Mersey Report 1 Jul 2013 13:16

So very tragic...deepest sympathy to all family and friends....


Allan Report 1 Jul 2013 13:19

In Oz we have lost many fire-fighters in similar circumstances.

Sincere condolences to their families, and a grateful thank you to all who do similar work in which ever country


OneFootInTheGrave Report 1 Jul 2013 13:39

A very tragic incident - my condolences go to the families of those who have lost their lives and my thoughts are also with everyone else affected by this terrible fire.

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 1 Jul 2013 18:19

Very Very Sad they are the Bravest of the Brave. Deepest Sympathy to their Families and Friends ...... RIP


MR_MAGOO Report 1 Jul 2013 18:43

Condolences to all the families of the firemen in Arizona.

Mr M.

Gwyn in Kent

Gwyn in Kent Report 1 Jul 2013 19:12

R.I.P brave fire fighters.
Condolences to all who have lost family and friends in this tragedy.

As a firefighter's mum, I really feel for them.



Elizabethofseasons Report 1 Jul 2013 22:47

Dear All


This is the largest loss of fire-fighters since 11 September 2001.

My deepest sympathy to all those affected and their families.

Take gentle care
Sincere wishes
Elizabeth, EOS


SylviaInCanada Report 1 Jul 2013 22:58

It's very tragic ...............

they were an elite crew, working right at the site of the fire, with all the equipment necessary IF the fire moved in their direction.

they had the holes dug in which to take shelter

They had the fireproof tents (or covers) to pull over them after they had got in the hole(s)

and the fireproof covers either didn't cover them completely or they failed.

Some of them did not even make into their shelters, the wind changed direction so fast.

There will be a huge investigation into the reason why.


AnotherCanuck Report 1 Jul 2013 23:29

Heartfelt thoughts going out to all loved ones of the 19 firefighters.
A terrible tragedy...Rest in Peace.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 2 Jul 2013 07:40

A tragic loss of so many brave firefighters, my heart goes out to their loved ones and friends, and to all those affected by the fires too.

May those lost rest in peace, life's work well done.

I watched a programme about an English firefighter going to the Amazon to see how they worked, their equipment was basic and the area they covered was huge, they were brave and tireless.

There has been a large fire near Birmingham which was caused by one of those floating Chinese lanterns landing in a recycling plant.



~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 2 Jul 2013 08:19

And it still rages:((

Yes l heard yesterday and read this morning it has been said that a Chinese Lantern started it!!!!

jude x


gardenpest29 Report 2 Jul 2013 09:05

R.I.P Brave Men.

Thoughts are with the Families and Friends.