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19 Firefighters Died. One Survived

A NEW MOVIE TELLS THE TRAGIC STORY OF A LETHAL 2013 WILDFIRE AND ITS TOLL ON A BAND OF BROTHERS
Devastating Loss: the Hotshots in 2013, the Yarnell Hill Fire and Brendan McDonough. “They showed incredible bravery,” says Pat McCarty, a former team member.

Brendan McDonough will always remember the final words he exchanged with his friend and firefighting mentor Eric Marsh. “Catch you later,” McDonough said. “This side or the other, brother,” replied Marsh with a smile. At the time “I thought nothing of it,” McDonough later wrote in his 2016 memoir. “It was an everyday thing to say.”

That day, June 30, 2013, would lead to the greatest loss of firefighters in the United States since 9/11. The Yarnell

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