Yarnell Hill Fire

Flowers, American flags and mementos adorn the outside fence of Station 7 on July 3, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Yarnell Hill Memorial Site Gets Another Approval

Another Arizona House committee has approved a $500,000 appropriation to create a memorial site honoring the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in the Yarnell Hill Fire last year.

02/19/2014

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)

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

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

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