Yarnell Hill Fire deaths were avoidable if crew had followed wildfire safety rules, research paper concludes

Two former Interagency Hotshot Crew supervisors have published a research paper on the Yarnell Hill Fire disaster that concludes human errors were the primary factors that lead to the death of 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots on June 30, 2013. “Did they all perish in a predictable, and therefore, avoidable death-by-fire incident? Indeed, […]