"Every day in the week following the Kingman Bleve of 73, the death toll rose until citizens knew for sure they’d lost 12 fine men, neighbors and friends. Fathers, sons, Men taken too soon. And their loved ones left in an aftershock of grief and loss."

"GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN"

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WE NEED ICE makes the Kingman, AZ Newspaper!

"Only known video of the 1973 Kingman,AZ Doxol BLEVE. One of the worst firefighter tragedies in the US, caused by the failure of a train car carrying propane heated by impinging flames."

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 SOURCES & ARTICLES 

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OSCAR LOPEZ

About Special Podcast Guest

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FIREHOUSE.COM

"The Kingman Railcar BLEVE"

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RED BUD FIRE DEPT

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FIRERESCUE1.COM

"What Firefighters Need to Know About BLEVES"

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DON MARTIN

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THERESA ROUNSEVILLE

About Special Podcast Guest

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