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PHOTOS: #ThankYouFirefighters

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A big thanks to all of the firefighters out on the front lines keeping us safe. A big thanks to all of the firefighters out on the front lines keeping us safe.
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Nationally, there are more than 1.1 million acres of wildfires burning, and thousands upon thousands of firefighters out battling them. It is a tough job for sure, and we are thankful for all of those men and women who leave their families and head out for the long and grueling fight to keep us safe. 

We asked followers on our KHQ Facebook page to submit photos of their loved ones who are out on the front lines fighting these fires and compiled the pictures in to a slideshow as a way of saying thank you. If you have a picture of a friend or family member who is a firefighter, please feel free to post it to our Facebook page. Use the hashtag #ThankYouFirefighters on Twitter and Facebook. 

Thank you to all of the firefighters, emergency responders, paramedics, police officers, journeymen, pilots and everyone else who is making the sacrifice to get these fires under control. 

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