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Man Rescued From Cliff In Phoenix Mountain Park

Phoenix firefighters have rescued a man who was stuck on steep cliff about 300 feet above a park.

03/16/2014

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Man Rescued From Watery Pit In Parking Lot

Salt Lake City firefighters say they rescued a man who fell into a water-filled pit outside a Chinese food restaurant.

01/06/2014

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Two Dead In Northwest Home Fire

Two people have died and two people were taken to the hospital after a house caught fire late Thursday evening

08/09/2013

File photo of a firefighter working on a wildfire. (Photo by MARK LEFFINGWELL/AFP/Getty Images)

Nev. Wildfire Burns Power Lines Near Tuscarora

A federal official says a wildfire burned power lines and is threatening homes in the remote northeastern Nevada community of Tuscarora.

07/17/2013

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Live And Local With Kevin Wall 07/10/13: The Carpenter 1 Wildfire, The Million Dollar Quartet, And Our Man About Town

The Carpenter 1 wildfire has now engulfed more than 25,000 acres in the Spring Mountains.

07/10/2013

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Firefighters Lose Ground To 2 Big Wildfires

Two mountain wildfires raged Tuesday in Nevada, where firefighters worked to gain the upper hand on a blaze near Las Vegas that kept hundreds of people from their homes and another southwest of Reno that jumped in size a day earlier.

07/09/2013

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Fire Crews Dwindle, Utilities Return To Ariz. Town

There are more signs of progress in the fight against the Arizona wildfire that killed 19 firefighters near the town of Yarnell.

07/05/2013

A member of the Boy Scouts of America plays a bugle tribute as the colors are posted at a candlelight vigil in honor of the 19 fallen firefighters at Prescott High School on July 2, 2013 in Prescott, Arizona. 19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew firefighters died battling a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell, AZ on Sunday. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Tuesday Memorial Service For Ariz. Hotshots

Hundreds of firefighters battling a blaze outside the mountain town of Yarnell came off the line Wednesday to salute a procession of fire vehicles that had been left by 19 elite Hotshot crew members killed in the line of duty.

07/03/2013

A woman looks at smoke from the Yarnell fire near a roadblock on the road to Yarnell, Ariz., on July 1, 2013. (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Deadly Arizona Wildfire Now 8 Percent Contained

Fire officials say the Arizona wildfire that claimed the lives of 19 firefighters is 8 percent contained.

07/02/2013

Travis Johnson and Janet Collins observe a memorial set up outside of Station 7 on July 1, 2013 in Prescott, Arizona. 19 firefighters based out of Station 7 died battling a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell, AZ on Sunday. Station 7 has been the home of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew since 2010. GMIHC is a national resource that responds to wildland and all risk incidents in the Prescott Basin. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Hotshots Killed In Ariz. Fire Remembered, Mourned

Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, Ariz., were killed Sunday when a windblown wildfire overcame them north of Phoenix. It was the deadliest single day for U.S. firefighters since Sept. 11. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s. Here are the stories of some of those who died.

07/01/2013

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