McDonough

Brendan McDonough, the surviving 20th member of the Granite Mountain Hot Shots, makes sure that an American flag stands upright on a practice green at Gainey Ranch Golf Club in Scottsdale during a charity golf tournament Friday Aug. 2, 2013.  (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Aaron Lavinsky)

Hotshot survivor ‘numb’ after hearing of deaths

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — The surviving member of an elite Arizona firefighting crew that was overrun by flames says he went numb after learning the 19 men he considered his brothers were dead, and he […]

08/07/2013

19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew firefighters killed by wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona, City of Prescott handout: (top l-r): Andrew Ashcraft, Robert Caldwell, Travis Carter, Dustin DeFord, Chris Mackenzie, Eric Marsh, and Grant McKee, (middle l-r): Sean Misner, Scott Norris, Wade Parker, John Percin, Jr., Anthony Rose, Jesse Steed, and Joe Thurston, (bottom l-r): Travis Turbyfill, William Warneke, Clayton Whitted, Kevin Woyjeck and Garret Zuppiger. (AP Photo)

‘Bless my hot shot crew:’ Survivor speaks at vigil

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. (AP) — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire crew overrun by flames resonated deepest in an arena […]

07/09/2013

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