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USA Update Yarnell Fire settlement: not just money, but reforms to keep firefighters safer (+video)

While the settlement does not legally assign blame or accuse forestry officials of negligence, it does criticize practices that put firefighters in harm's way.

Matt York/AP

As firefighters battle blazes across thousands of acres of the parched American West, families of the Hotshots who lost their lives in the tragic Yarnell Hill fire are getting compensation – as well as a commitment to reforms to keep firefighters safer.

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