Nineteen Firefighters Perish as Blaze Sweeps Central Arizona

The 2,000-acre wildfire, which has forced hundreds from their homes in the Peeples Valley and Yarnell communities, is the biggest loss of firefighters in more than 80 years

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mahadragon
mahadragon

People need to stop living in deserts. There's a reason why they have fires every year in those parts. Everything is so dry, its natures way of reminding you these parts arent friendly. Only reason you are able to survive is because they pull from the Colorado River hundreds of miles away and an invention called A/C.

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I used to fight forest fires back in the 80s in California. I know how dangerous it can get within just minutes with a change in the wind's direction because it happened once to the crew I was working with on a huge fire called The 49er Fire on the California Nevada border. We were working down in a ravine cutting a "fire-line" when a call came in from the spotter plane of a strong wind change in our direction. We had to climb up among trees and run across a field of tall dry grass to get to a the road and our truck just ahead of the fire. Some went inside the truck, others, me included, got behind the truck. The smoke was so thick you couldn't see or breath. The fire crossed the road and went on to burn some two-hundred homes near Nevada City. Had we been caught in the field and had no other choice but to go into a "Shake n Bake" (fire tent)...well...it's mostly up to luck and speed in scraping off the grass under and around you.  I imagine those 19 firemen were in the forest at the time?

HelmyElsaid
HelmyElsaid

Deadly blaze(Legal case at USA court against Obama,USA government,UN,vodafone company-As my documents at : www.helmyelsaid.blogspot.com)

Robinson.W.Marte.R
Robinson.W.Marte.R

Hice estos comentarios para esta desafortunada noticia en YouTube en video publicado por la agencia rusa "RT" de la misma: [http://youtu.be/Fp7s-mY0nzs]

Robinson Wilfredo Marte Rodríguez
¡Para casos como este es que se deben diseñar y construir drones! ¡Una gran flotilla de drones cisternas, helicópteros, que se internen dentro de los bosques y el fuego, y como cirujanos lo corten de raíz! ¡La ciencia y la tecnología deben ser usadas para que la gente viva,.más, mejor, no para matarlas! ¡Drones caminantes cisternas que esparzan toneladas de agua en zonas estratégicas! ¡Drones merodeando por los bosques para vigilarlos contra los incendios!, ¡el ingenio de la gente para la vida!

Drones para ser usados ampliamente en estas épocas en que ocurren estos incendios: ¿porqué no se han construido masivamente, para venderlos baratos a todos los países del mundo? Drones cisternas, de vigilancia contra incendios forestales, construidos por cientos de miles, y así se les da trabajo a las milicias que solo sirven para estar de vagos en los cuarteles y para asesinar a personas sosteniendo a tiranos, atracadores y asaltantes gobernantes de pueblos y a gobiernos de nazis-sionistas genocidas que espían los correos y la vida privada de la gente cual Gran Hermano.

Robinson.W.Marte.R
Robinson.W.Marte.R

I made these comments for this unfortunate news in YouTube video posted by the Russian agency "RT" of it: [http://youtu.be/Fp7s-mY0nzs]

Robinson Wilfredo Marte Rodriguez
For cases like this is that you must design and build drones!A large fleet of drones tanks, helicopters, which intern within forests and fire, and as surgeons cut the bud!Science and technology should be used for people to live,. Longer the better, not to kill them! Drones tanks walkers scatter tons of water in strategic areas! Drones roaming the forests to guard against fire!, The ingenuity of the people for life!

Drones to be used widely in these times when these fires occur: why not have built massively, to sell flights to every country in the world? Drones tanks, forest fire monitoring, built by hundreds of thousands, and work well given the militias that serve only to be vague in the barracks and to kill people holding tyrants, robbers and robbers rulers of peoples and governments genocidal Nazi-Zionist spying emails and private life of the people which Big Brother. Translated from Spanish by Google.

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