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Despite being injured, the Mill Creek hotshots assisted after the crash, providing medical attention to crew members and civilians
The film provides viewers with an unusually intimate look at wildfire devastation through the deployment of the Texas Canyon (California) Hotshots
Collin Hagan, a firefighter with the Craig Interagency Hotshot Crew, was battling the Big Swamp Fire near Lemolo Lake
Nearly 1,600 firefighters, 74 engines and 15 helicopters remain on scene
Through the televised memorial service, books and big screen dramatization, countless Americans discovered the story of 19 fallen firefighters
A member of the Vale Interagency Hotshot Crew has required surgeries to repair skull fractures and a broken kneecap
Shasta Lake Hotshots member Robby Burns is taking a special item with him to the Games
A memorial near California’s Camp Tahquitz honors Charlie Morton, the 39-year-old crew boss who died during the 2020 El Dorado Fire
Union members said low pay, competition with other departments and longer fire seasons have hampered hiring efforts
Officials said failure to recover the equipment will impact firefighting efforts in the 2021 fire season
U.S. Forest Service Firefighter Carlos Baltazar was reported missing on Sept. 24, one day before the memorial service for fellow Big Bear Hotshot Charles Morton
Firefighter Robert Daniels, a Hotshot working the BTU Complex, raced to put out flames threatening his home after the Bear Fire exploded in size
Firefighter Sara Madsen was working on a Hotshot crew for the Helena-Lewis and Clark National Forest in Montana prior to the crash
The memorial ceremony will be viewable online Tuesday afternoon, on the seventh anniversary of the blaze that killed 19 wildland firefighters
Six years later, experts are still contemplating the crew’s actions in the context of other major LODD events
Firefighter Brent Witham was killed in the line of duty in Montana when a tree fell on him while battling a wildfire
Fred Schoeffler is seeking aircraft radio transmissions that may help explain the deaths of 19 elite firefighters in the fire
The memorial includes a trail and features individual plaques honoring each of the firefighters
Forest Service firefighter Justin Beebe was working in the eastern part of the state when he was hit by a falling tree
There have been about 11 heat-related illnesses for responders over the almost two-week duration of the blaze
The firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation and were otherwise uninjured; it is still unclear why they had to deploy the shelters
The settlement will pay the families $50,000 each; some vowed to donate the money to a new wildland firefighter safety foundation
Brendan McDonough is expected to shed light on what he heard on the radio before the crew was overcome by the fire
Widow Juliann Ashcraft said she was “grateful to the council for voting with their conscience as opposed to whatever bureaucracy that was happening behind the scenes”
Julie, the only woman on a 20-person crew, struggles to prove her worth and find a place in the very masculine world of firefighting
Brendan McDonough is working to raise funds and awareness about wildland firefighters who deal with PTSD
Dennis Light hopes to return the department to a sense of normalcy following the deaths last summer of 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot crew members
Thirteen seasonal employees of the team will be let go after the wildfire season; officials disputed that they made the decision based on preventing costly lawsuits like those filed after the Yarnell Hill Fire