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SUZANNE ADAMS/ MinerFamily, friends, and survivors gathered Monday in Firefighter Memorial Park to break ground on a new memorial, which will honor the lives of 11 firefighters and one civilian who were killed in the Doxol propane explosion on July 5,1973.

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Friends, family, survivors and local officials gathered Monday morning to break ground on a new memorial in Firefighter Memorial Park, which will honor those killed in the Doxol propane tank explosion nearly 40 years ago. "It took a lot of planning over the last few months to bring this about," Kingman Fire Chief Chuck Osterman told the crowd of about 50 people who attended the groundbreaking.

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