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  • Cover Story: 19 Firefighters Killed In Yarnell, AZ, Wildfire

    Posted: August 1st, 2013

    On June 30, 2013, the worst tragedy to occur in 80 years in wildland firefighting claimed the lives of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots in a fire near Yarnell, AZ. Another firefighter who was acting as a lookout, and who was not with the main group, survived. The 19 firefighters who died are: Andrew Ashcraft, 29, Robert Caldwell, 23, Travis...

  • Prescott's 'Hot Shots' Were Truly Hotshots

    Associated Press
    Posted: July 2nd, 2013

    Above all, the crew prided themselves on their problem-solving, teamwork and "ability to make decisions in a stressful environment."