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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

File photo of a wildfire in the Santa Fe National Forest. (Photo by Neil Jacobs/Getty Images)

Search Effort For Missing Firefighter Grows

The search for a Forest Service firefighter missing since Friday in the northern New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest is growing.

09/03/2013

File photo of the wildfire burning in Utah.  (credit: Mark Lewis/Getty Images)

West’s Wildfire Season Roars On As Utah Homes Burn

A wildfire has destroyed 10 to 15 structures and forced the evacuation of hundreds of exclusive Utah homes as lightning-sparked blazes devoured dry grass and brush across the West and burned to the edges of small communities in several states.

08/13/2013

(photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Mt. Charleston Residents Honor Firefighters

Firefighters who battled the Carpenter 1 wildfire received a special thanks from nearby residents.

08/01/2013

Officials go over briefing map of Carpenter 1 wildfire. (photo credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Rain Helps Wildfire Containment Efforts

Fire officials reported 95 percent containment Monday of the more than 43.5-square-mile Carpenter 1 fire.

07/22/2013

Weiland Fire, near Tuscarora, NV
(photo courtesy Nevada BLM)

New Wildfire In Northern Nevada

Weiland fire started Tuesday, only 15% contained.

07/18/2013

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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Carpenter 1 Wildfire Now 80 Percent Contained

Crews fighting the Carpenter 1 wildfire are getting a handle on the blaze, but full containment is not expected for some time.

07/16/2013

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by Robyn Beck Getty Images)

Report: Ariz. Wildfire Grew Quickly, Was Erratic

A new report shows an Arizona wildfire that began with a lightning strike and caused little immediate concern because of its remote location and small size quickly grew into an inferno, leading officials to rapidly order more resources in the hours before the flames killed 19 members of an elite Hotshot crew.

07/16/2013

Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Fire 70% Contained, Some Evacuees Returning

Residents of evacuated canyon areas are beginning to return home.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–07/15/2013

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