Hotshot fire crew

A sign reading "Heroes" is displayed on a fence, adorned with mementos, outside of Station 7 on July 3, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

19 Firefighters Killed In Wildfire To Be Returned To Their Home In Ariz. Mountains

Just as they were taken one at a time from the scene of their deaths, 19 firefighters killed in a wildfire a week ago will be returned to their home in the Arizona mountains on Sunday.


File photo of Gov. Jan Brewer. (credit: Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Gov. Brewer: ‘This Is As Dark A Day I Can Remember’

An elite crew of firefighters trained to battle the nation’s fiercest wildfires was overtaken by an out-of-control blaze in Arizona, killing 19 members as they tried to protect themselves from the flames under fire-resistant shields.