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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.

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

File photo of a wildfire. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Unknown How Crew Became Trapped In Wildfire That Killed 19 Firefighters

A 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.

07/01/2013

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.

07/01/2013

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.

06/30/2013

File photo of smoke from a fire. (Photo by Chris Schneider/Getty Images)

Fire In Ariz. Prompts Evacuation Of 50 Homes

A one square-mile wildfire burning in a central Arizona community has led to the evacuation of 120 homes that are threatened by the blaze.

06/30/2013

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

Fast-Moving Blaze Causes Evacuations

As firefighters gained ground Friday on a wildfire in the mountains north of Los Angeles, another blaze flared up in the West. A fast-moving fire in New Mexico’s Santa Fe National Forest prompted evacuations of residences and campgrounds, threatened cabins and vacation homes, and closed a highway.

05/31/2013

File photo of a wildfire. (Credit: AP/Jon Tunney)

Two Wildfires Sparked By Lightening Grow Rapidly

A U.S. Bureau of Land Management spokesman says two new wildfires sparked by lightning in northern Nevada have grown rapidly.

08/11/2012

File photo of a wild fire (Photo credit: HECTOR GUERRERO / AFP  / Getty Images)

NV Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Starting Wildfire

A Reno man has been arrested on suspicion of torching his vehicle and starting a wildfire after leading authorities on a chase.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–07/08/2012

File photo of a wildfire. (Credit: 8newsnow.com)

Man Arrested In Reno On Suspicion Of Starting Wildfire

A Reno man has been arrested on suspicion of torching his vehicle and starting a wildfire after leading authorities on a chase.

07/07/2012

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