July 9, 2010
This map shows the positions of the members of the Perryville fire crew when a 100-foot wall of fire overtook them.
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Exhibit examines lessons in tragic deaths of six firefighters 20 years ago when blunders and courage confronted a hurricane of flame
Their fate was sealed five miles overhead as the top of the roiling mushroom cloud of hot air began to disintegrate.