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Granite Mountain Hotshots

A makeshift memorial near Prescott, Arizona to honor the 19 firefighters who died on June 30th, 2013.  (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Arizona Firefighters’ Families Sue Over Deaths

Wrongful death lawsuit filed on behalf of families of 19 firefighters who died fighting a wildfire in Arizona last year.

06/26/2014

A plaque engraved with names of the 19 fallen firefighters is mounted on a fence outside of Granite Mountain Hotshots Fire Station 7 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Friends, Family Share Stories Of Fallen Hotshots

Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, were killed June 30 when a windblown wildfire overcame them north of Phoenix. It was the deadliest single day for U.S. firefighters since 9/11. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s. Here are the stories of those who died.

09/28/2013

A plaque engraved with names of the 19 fallen firefighters is mounted on a fence outside of Granite Mountain Hotshots Fire Station 7 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Hotshots Survivor Won’t Question Team’s Decisions

The only member of the Granite Mountain Hotshots to survive the Yarnell Hill Fire that killed his 19 fellow team members on June 30 says he won’t second-guess the decisions that his colleague made that day.

08/30/2013

Items left by people paying their respects to the Granite Mountain Hotshots are displayed at a memorial. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Pendant Honors Hotshots Lost In Yarnell Hill Fire

Two Prescott sculptors and a foundry have teamed up to produce a pendant honoring the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died June 30 while fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire.

08/19/2013

Items left by people paying their respects to the Granite Mountain Hotshots are displayed at a memorial. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Retroactive Legislation Planned For Responders’ Benefits

Some of the firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire were only seasonal Prescott city employees so their families don’t qualify for full survivors’ benefits, but a legislative leader wants to change that.

08/07/2013

Flowers and American flags are set up outside of Station 7 on July 2, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Family Of Firefighter Killed In Deadly Ariz. Wildfire Denied Lifetime Benefits From City

The mother and widow of one of 19 firefighters killed in an Arizona wildfire wants the city of Prescott to provide family survivor benefits reserved for full-time employees.

08/06/2013

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

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

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.

07/01/2013

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