fire

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A rookie firefighter confronts his first test.

Previously: The Longform Guide to Fire.

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The Granite Mountain Hotshots, an outfit of professional wildland firefighters, had 20 members. On June 30, 19 of them lost their lives.

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How volunteer firefighters responded to a lethal West, Texas explosion.

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Embedded with the “hotshots” trying to battle forest fires.

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A historic Little Rock building and its owner, before and after a catastrophic fire.

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A father’s life, one year after the death of his three daughters in a fire.

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A chronicle of the 2010 wildfire that burned down 169 homes in Colorado, told via the people who lived through it.

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The story of eight young people who died in a New Orleans squat fire.

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For 18 months, Coatesville, Penn., was besieged with an improbable number of arsons.  But who started the fires – and why?