Granite Mountain Hotshots

Dennis Bueschel, a volunteer for the Tribute Fence Preservation Project, gets pieces ready for a public showing to mark the upcoming one year anniversary of the deaths of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots killed fighting an Arizona wildfire on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in Prescott, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

A year after 19 firefighters died, city remembers

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — This Arizona city is marking the first anniversary of the deaths of 19 wildland firefighters with a series of tributes and remembrances that will include a ceremony featuring a bell-ringing and […]

06/30/2014

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).

Hotshots killed in Ariz. fire remembered, mourned

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) – Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, Ariz., were killed Sunday evening when a windblown wildfire overcame them north of Phoenix. It was the deadliest single day for […]

07/01/2013

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

(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 foil-lined […]

07/01/2013

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