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Liability questions for firemen linger

by John Walden |

Posted by Becky Bohrer, Associated Press on July 11, 2006 to The Mercury News

BILLINGS, Mont. - Firefighter Kenneth Jordan once hoped to lead one of the nation's elite teams of specialized wildfire and disaster incident managers.

Not anymore. Not since a wildfire in Idaho three years ago left two firefighters dead - and their fire commander facing potential federal charges for their deaths.