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Many of us have heard about the tragic deaths of the firefighters in Arizona. A few years ago I read the book about some smokejumpers who were caught in a gulch and many died that day as well. What I find really amazing is that they went into temperatures higher than 40 degC and still had the temperature raised higher by the wind fanning the forest fires. They had to contend with that and having to dress in heat-resistant clothing which must weigh a ton itself and still wear a heavy hat and have to carry backpacks and heavy tools as well. They must have been at the point of exhaustion but still they worked on. Top blokes indeed. They deserve all accolades.
If there is one thing more dangerous than getting between a bear and her cubs it's getting between my wife and her chocolate.