R.I.P. to our fire-fighting brothers


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A long way from where I started
Topic Author's Original Post - Jun 30, 2013 - 11:47pm PT
Bad news from Arizona.

All of us who ever served on the fire line just lost 19 brothers.


Social climber
chica de chico, I don't claim to be a daisy.
Jun 30, 2013 - 11:53pm PT
Oh Man.....this is Horrible...breaks my heart.

"Not including the 19 deaths reported in Arizona, there have been 43 firefighter fatalities reported so far in 2013, according to the U.S." ...so damn sad..

Condolences to all the families of the fallen...and their firefighting brothers & sisters.

Lacey, please check in....


Sport climber
Is this a trick question?
Jun 30, 2013 - 11:57pm PT
Devastating news... devastating Oh dear....
... speechless...


~love, leggs

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Jun 30, 2013 - 11:58pm PT
^ What Leggs said.

: (

Mountain climber
Olympia, WA
Jul 1, 2013 - 12:02am PT
This is horrific news. I want to know how such a disaster could happen. I am saddened beyond words for the families of the fallen. May they never be forgotten for their sacrifice in the line of duty.

Jul 1, 2013 - 12:06am PT
I can't even imagine. Speechless.

Social climber
Jul 1, 2013 - 12:11am PT
Awful news. This early summer has been marred by some really ghastly weather. I hope this changes. Everyone be safe out there !

Trad climber
June Lake, California....via the Damascus Road
Jul 1, 2013 - 12:17am PT
Firemanís Prayer

When I am called to duty, God
whenever flames may rage,
Give me the strength to save some life
Whatever be its age.

Help me to embrace a little child
Before itís too late,
Or some older person
from the horror of that fate.

Enable me to be alert
And hear the weakest shout,
And quickly and efficiently
to put the fire out.

I want to fill my calling
and give the best in me,
To guard my neighbor
And protect his property.

And if according to Your will
I have to lose my life,
Please bless with Your protecting hand
My children and my wife

Trad climber
SoCal Hodad, surfing the galactic plane
Jul 1, 2013 - 12:19am PT
so sad...
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Missing photo ID#309137

Mountain climber
Anchorage AK, Reno NV
Jul 1, 2013 - 12:21am PT

I hope the whole world shows their families and every firefighter how much they are deeply respected.


just ... what do you say??

Jul 1, 2013 - 12:30am PT
Yeah... 19. That number just hits so mercilessly hard... Seriously, start listing 19 of your closest friends that you know and step back, look at the list and let it sink in. A whole crew is just unimaginable.

Sportbikeville & Yucca brevifolia
Jul 1, 2013 - 12:31am PT
f*#k !!!!!!
the albatross

Gym climber
Jul 1, 2013 - 12:33am PT
I've posted on the other thread about how serious the fire conditions
are this year. AZ especially the Prescott area, had a rather dry, warm Spring.
Combine this with near all time record heat right now as our monsoon approaches.

Wild land firefighters, especially Hotshot crews are right on the
front lines.

It's very brushy country where this happened. I understand that
winds were very erratic (think thunderstorm downdrafts) today.

RIP my fallen brothers (and sisters?). I'm not looking forward to the dreams

manzanita man

Social climber
somerset, ca.
Jul 1, 2013 - 12:37am PT
damn, RIP

Social climber
Jul 1, 2013 - 12:50am PT
What to say..... This is very sad news today.My thoughts and prayers out to all the family and friends of the Fallen , This makes me so sad..... I imagine I'll be getting called soon..... Thanks Nita, Big hugs to you..xoxoo

Trad climber
The great state of advaita
Jul 1, 2013 - 01:26am PT
Just devastating. Like others, just don't know what to say. Rest well, brave souls.


Social climber
Truckee, CA
Jul 1, 2013 - 02:45am PT

Ward Trotter

Trad climber
Jul 1, 2013 - 03:22am PT
My heart goes out to the family and friends.
What a devastating loss.
Hard to get the mind , and the heart , around such a tragedy.

Park Rat

Social climber
Jul 1, 2013 - 08:19am PT

Condolences to all their families & friends.

Trad climber
Jul 1, 2013 - 08:30am PT
All of the above thoughts +1

So tragic!
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