How Hotshot firefighters made one last desperate bid for survival

Associated Press: With no way out, the 19 elite firefighters did what they were trained to do when trapped by a raging fire: they unfurled their foil-lined, heat-resistant tarps and rushed to cover themselves on the ground. The glue holding the layers of the tarp together begins to come apart at about 500 degrees, well above the 300 degrees that would almost immediately kill a person. But that last, desperate line of defence couldn't save the "Hotshot" crew from the flames that swept over them in the small town......

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