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3 Washington firefighters die after vehicle crashes, flames likely overtook them

 


TWISP, Wash. — Three U.S. Forest Service firefighters died after their vehicle crashed and was likely caught by flames as they battled a blaze Wednesday in Washington state, authorities said. Four other firefighters were injured.

The casualties came as firefighters on several fronts fought against raging wildfires advancing on towns in the north-central part of the state.

The accident occurred near the town of Twisp, the National Forest Service said, relaying information from Okanogan County Sheriff Frank Rogers.

http://www.startribune.com/sheriff-3-firefighters-killed-in-washington-state-wildfire/322349931/

 

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