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A sign reading 'Heroes' is displayed on a fence 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)

Emergency Fire Shelters – The Last Chance For Survival

When things go from bad to really bad for wildland firefighters, their last best hope rests with a folded emergency fire shelter they all carry wherever they go.


File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Hearts Heavy As Firefighters Battle Blazes In N.M.

The burdens of a relentless heat wave and persistent drought started to give way Monday to cooler temperatures and a little bit of rain as hundreds of firefighters tried to rein in a pair of unruly blazes burning through New Mexico’s tinder-dry forests.


File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

19 Firefighters Die Battling Ariz. Wildfire

Gusty, hot winds blew an Arizona blaze out of control Sunday in a forest northwest of Phoenix, overtaking and killing 19 members of an elite fire crew in the deadliest wildfire involving firefighters in the U.S. for at least 30 years.


(File photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

With Fewer Firefighters, US Preparing For Another Bad Wildfire Year

Despite the slowest start to a wildfire season in a decade, the head of the U.S. Forest Service said Tuesday his agency is preparing for another busy year, but with fewer firefighters.


File photo of fire truck. (photo: Trevor Smith/KXNT/CBS Las Vegas)

Child Playing With Matches Starts Fire

Clark County investigators say a 9-year-old playing with matches started a house fire that caused $25,000 in damage over the weekend.


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Crews Rescue Man Who Fell Down Shaft At Tropicana

Firefighters say it took more than 20 people to rescue a 70-year-old man who fell 20 feet down a ventilation shaft at the Tropicana casino in Las Vegas.


File photo of fire truck. (Credit: Trixie Textor/Getty Images)

Police: Man Dead After Fire Interrupted Burglary

Police in Las Vegas say a man found dead in the trunk of a car after firefighters doused a blaze in his house was killed after interrupting a burglary.


(photo: Smith/KXNT/CBS-Las Vegas)

Downtown Fire Takes The Life Of Las Vegas Woman

A woman has died shortly after firefighters rescued her from the bathtub of a burning apartment just north of downtown Las Vegas.


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Firefighters Rescue 4 Window Washers From 35th Floor At Vdara

Firefighters have rescued four window washers stranded outside the 35th floor of a Las Vegas Strip high-rise hotel.


Credit: Channel 13 Action News

Firefighters Battle Fire, Wind on Mt. Charleston

Firefighters are hoping to quell a wildfire in steep terrain on Mount Charleston before gusty winds sweep through the Las Vegas area.