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Procession Carries 19 Fallen Firefighters Home

Procession Carries 19 Fallen Firefighters Home
Posted July 8th, 2013 @ 11:03am by Ruth Brown, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– The 19 firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire are finally going home. Nineteen white hearses left the medical examiner's office in Phoenix earlier today, flanked by an honor guard of firefighters and police officers, embarking on an hours-long, 125-mile procession that will pass through Yarnell, where they lost their lives, then onto the crew's hometown of Prescott in the Arizona mountains,Reuters and the AP report. Hundreds of residents stood out in the 104-degree heat as the procession passed by, reports Reuters.

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