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Ariz. Town Divided Over Giving Benefits To Families Of Fallen FirefightersIn the days after a wildfire killed 19 members of an elite firefighting team, the Arizona city where they were based banded together in a series of moving public memorials and tributes, overwhelmingly united in its support of the men and their families.
19 Firefighters Killed In Wildfire To Be Returned To Their Home In Ariz. MountainsJust 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.
Officials: Erratic Wildfire Cut Off Hotshot Crew's Access To Safety ZoneAn erratic wildfire driven by ferocious and shifting winds curled around the location of a team of Arizona Hotshot firefighters, cutting off their access to a safety zone and creating a death trap that quickly consumed them, two fire officials confirmed Friday based on a map of how the tragedy unfolded compiled by The Associated Press.
Coroner's Office: 19 Firefighters Died From Burns, Inhalation Problems In WildfireA coroner's office says 19 elite firefighters killed over the weekend died from burns and inhalation problems.
'This Is Our Super Bowl': Prescott To Celebrate Independence Day In Wake Of Deadly WildfirePrescott town leaders honoring the deaths of 19 hometown firefighters are retooling the over-the-top celebration that has long made this Old West town the place to be on Independence Day.
Deadly Arizona Wildfire Now 8 Percent ContainedFire officials say the Arizona wildfire that claimed the lives of 19 firefighters is 8 percent contained.
Lone Hotshot Survivor Serving As Lookout During Deadly WildfireThe lone survivor on an elite Arizona firefighting crew was serving as a lookout and relaying key information to his colleagues when a raging wildfire trapped and killed them, officials said Tuesday.
Unknown How Crew Became Trapped In Wildfire That Killed 19 FirefightersA sudden wind storm turned an Arizona forest fire into an out-of-control inferno that trapped and killed 19 people, including members of an elite crew of firefighters trained to battle the nation's fiercest wildfires. It was the deadliest single day for U.S. firefighters since Sept. 11.
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.