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Powerful winds expected at Ariz. wildfire

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – Wind more powerful than the gusts that swept an Arizona wildfire over the weekend, killing 19 members of a Hotshot crew, were expected to whip up the flames Tuesday as crews […]

07/02/2013

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Town mourns Ariz. Hotshots as storms threaten fire

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – The firefighters walked down the bleachers in a silent gymnasium full of mourners, their heavy work boots drumming a march on the wooden steps. They bowed their heads for moments of […]

07/02/2013

Woman stands at the gate of the Granite Mountain Hot Shot Crew fire station after leaving flowers in remembrance of fire fighters killed in wildfire, Prescott, Arizona (AP Photo).

`Dark day': Flags lowered for 19 dead firefighters

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) – As the windblown blaze suddenly swept toward them, an elite crew of firefighting “Hotshots” desperately rushed to break out their emergency shelters and take cover on the ground under the heat-resistant […]

07/01/2013

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`Dark day': Flags lowered for 19 dead firefighters

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) – As the windblown blaze suddenly swept toward them, an elite crew of firefighting “hotshots” desperately rushed to break out their emergency shelters and take cover on the ground under the foil-lined […]

07/01/2013

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More elite fire crews go to Ariz. after 19 killed

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) – An out-of-control blaze overtook an elite group of firefighters trained to battle the nation’s fiercest wildfires, killing 19 members as they tried to protect themselves from the flames under fire-resistant shields. […]

07/01/2013

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