“Emotionally? We’re devastated. We just lost 19 of some of the finest people you’re ever going to meet. Right now we’re in crisis. … Truly, we’re going through a terrible crisis right now.” A perfect firestorm in Arizona killed 19 members of a “hotshot” firefighting crew.

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