Three Firefighters Killed in Crash While Fighting Western Wildfires

 Thursday, August 20, 2015

 NBC News

Already waging a furious battle against wildfires, heavy-hearted investigators on Thursday will try to figure out what caused a vehicle crash that cost three firefighters their lives in Washington state. The three firefighters, who worked for the U.S. Forest Service, were trying to control a blaze that broke out Wednesday afternoon and spread quickly and erratically, driven by wind and feeding on drought-parched land. They were killed near the tiny town of Twisp, about 30 miles south of the Canadian border, which was quickly evacuated.

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 Wednesday, July 29, 2015


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 Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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 Thursday, November 1, 2012

 Insurance Journal

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 Wednesday, June 27, 2012

 USA Today