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Granite Mountain Hotshots

A mural honoring the 19 firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire was unveiled to mark the 10-year anniversary of the tragedy
City of Prescott remembers the 19 hotshots killed in the Yarnell Hill fire
Through the televised memorial service, books and big screen dramatization, countless Americans discovered the story of 19 fallen firefighters
The 7-mile roundtrip hike is an opportunity to pay respects to the 19 firefighters killed during the Yarnell Hill Fire
Detailing how tragedy unfolded and how the community has honored the fallen firefighters
The memorial ceremony will be viewable online Tuesday afternoon, on the seventh anniversary of the blaze that killed 19 wildland firefighters
Gayemarie Ekker displays the flag, which bears his name, every year from June 25 to July 7 in memory of those who lost their lives in 2013
The Yarnell Hill Fire Memorial Park will feature a “story wall,” an amphitheater and a centerpiece featuring the iconic photo of the Granite Mountain Hotshots
Mike Rowe featured the Wildland Firefighter Guardian Institute in his “Returning the Favor” Facebook series
The actors teamed up to speak of the bravery the Granite Mountain Hotshots showed when they battled the Yarnell Hill wildfire
One proposal discussed at the meeting suggests the building should be bought and used as a training site; others wanted the station to serve as a museum
Officials said selling the station would generate revenue that would help pay for the city’s public safety pension program
The judges stated that there was no evidence that acts during the wildfire were done with the direct object of injuring the firefighters
“I’ve learned to just talk and listen, listen to people’s grief.... I’m not famous for being an Olympic gold medalist, I’m not famous for inventing the cure for cancer ... I’m famous for losing my brothers.”
The director of ‘Granite Mountain’ said the film will not focus on how the firefighters died, but on ‘true heroism’
The fire is burning east of the site where 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots died when they were overrun by fire in 2013
Researchers are looking into flexible, high-temperature space materials for personal fire shelters; the project is expected to finish up in 2018