Comments for: Maine firefighters react to Arizona deaths: ‘It’s just totally, totally devastating’

Posted July 01, 2013, at 2:35 p.m.
Last modified July 01, 2013, at 8:34 p.m.

Maine’s wilderness firefighting community was reeling on Monday, a day after 19 elite “hot shots” were killed near Prescott, Ariz., while fighting a wildfire. “We’ve been talking about it all day today with the rangers and the support staff,” said Jeff Currier, regional forest ranger for the Maine Forest Service. …

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