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America Burning: The Yarnell Hill Tragedy and the Nation's Wildfire Crisis

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Published on Dec 30, 2013

On June 30, 2013, 19 firefighters from Granite Mountain Hotshots crew were killed battling a wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona. Huge questions remain about the last moments of their lives. Why did they move out of a safe area in their final minutes of life? Why did the fire move so quickly? Could their deaths have been prevented?

The tragedy also raises a crucial environmental issue: Has the very act of fighting wildfires made our forests more dangerous?

Weather.com investigates in this original documentary. Read our full report here: weather.creatavist.com/story/8137

Executive Producers: Greg Gilderman, Neil Katz, Shawn Efran
Producers: John Carlos Frey, Joe Halderman
Editor: Brandon Kieffer
Composer: Nathan Matthew David
Coordinating Producer: Brady Leifer
Associate Producer: Katie Wiggin
Production Assistants: Benjamin Heller, Kait Walsh

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