Prescott Denies Financial Claims In Deadly Fire The City of Prescott has denied compensation claims filed in connection with a deadly Arizona wildfire.
Report: Ariz. Wildfire Grew Quickly, Was ErraticA 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.
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.
Fire Crews Dwindle, Utilities Return To Ariz. TownThere are more signs of progress in the fight against the Arizona wildfire that killed 19 firefighters near the town of Yarnell.
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.
45 Percent Containment On Deadly Ariz. FireHundreds of firefighters battling a blaze outside the mountain town of Yarnell came off the line Wednesday to salute a procession of fire vehicles that had been left by 19 elite Hotshot crew members killed in the line of duty.
Tuesday Memorial Service For Ariz. HotshotsHundreds of firefighters battling a blaze outside the mountain town of Yarnell came off the line Wednesday to salute a procession of fire vehicles that had been left by 19 elite Hotshot crew members killed in the line of duty.
Deadly Arizona Wildfire Now 8 Percent ContainedFire officials say the Arizona wildfire that claimed the lives of 19 firefighters is 8 percent contained.
Hotshots Killed In Ariz. Fire Remembered, MournedNineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, Ariz., were killed Sunday when a windblown wildfire overcame them north of Phoenix. It was the deadliest single day for U.S. firefighters since Sept. 11. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s. Here are the stories of some of those who died.
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.
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.