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

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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