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Thursday, August 8, 2013

All lives lost fighting fires in Prescott Arizona not equal

Widow of fallen Arizona firefighter fights for benefits
Widow Juliann Ashcraft, whose husband was one of the 19 firefighters who died in the Yarnell Hill fire, says the city of Prescott is turning its back on the families of the fallen. Those firefighters classified as “temporary” employees do not get full benefits or qualify for a significant family pay-out if they die in the line of duty. NBC’s Miguel Almaguer reports.


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