Vice President Joe Biden and Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer are set to speak Tuesday at the memorial service for 19 firefighters who perished battling a wildfire.
Several local Arizona television stations will be providing live coverage service expected to attract more than 30,000 people including firefighters from around the world.
The stations will provide a special segment before the service starts at 11 a.m.
All but one member of the elite Granite Mountain Hotshots died when a raging fire changed directions and overran them. Some managed to deploy their portable shelters.