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Saturday, December 14, 2013

Arizona Yarnell Hill Fire Helmet Cam Recordings Capture Hotshots Final Moments #AzFire #Prescott19

"Breaking in on Arizona 16, Granite Mountain Hotshots, we are in front of the flaming front" 
"Our Escape Route Has Been Cutoff, We Are Preparing A Deployment Site and burning out around ourselves" 
Newly released video and audio provides a fuller picture of the Futile fight against a catastrophic wild fire in Arizona last summer. Nineteen hotshot firefighters were killed, and several families have filed multi-million dollar lawsuits.
Juliann Ashcraft, whose husband, Andrew, died
Video from a firefigher's helmet cam shows the Yarnell fire bearing down and captures the desperate radio calls from the Granite Mountain Hotshots as a 100-foot wall of flames closed in on them.


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