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City of Prescott remembers the 19 hotshots killed in the Yarnell Hill fire
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
From dangerous structure fires to active shooter events, firefighters faced many significant incidents in the 2010s
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
Six years later, experts are still contemplating the crew’s actions in the context of other major LODD events
The event in Prescott featured bell tolls and the reading of the names of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died June 30, 2013
The decision leaves intact the Arizona Court of Appeals’ ruling that the state doesn’t have a legal duty to protect property from naturally caused wildfires
“Only the Brave” is based on the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died while fighting the Yarnell Hill wildfire
The upcoming film, which premieres October 20, focuses on the firefighters tasked with battling the Yarnell Hill fire
The ruling said the state doesn’t have a legal duty to protect property from naturally caused wildfires
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
Fred Schoeffler is seeking aircraft radio transmissions that may help explain the deaths of 19 elite firefighters in the fire
The judges stated that there was no evidence that acts during the wildfire were done with the direct object of injuring the firefighters
The memorial includes a trail and features individual plaques honoring each of 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 fire is burning east of the site where 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots died when they were overrun by fire in 2013
Kevin Woyjeck, 21, was one of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who was killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire
Josh Brolin and Miles Teller are set to star in the reality-based film about 19 Granite Mountain Hotshot firefighters who died
Researchers are looking into flexible, high-temperature space materials for personal fire shelters; the project is expected to finish up in 2018
Brendan McDonough said he is suffering from PTSD stemming from the June 2013 loss of 19 fellow firefighters
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
Judge Richard Gama said the state didn’t have a duty to protect private property owners
Issues in the Yarnell Hill Fire included not being able to locate one another; FLASH can track fire locations and command units
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”
The video clips, shot by other firefighters, take place in the moments before the Granite Mountain Hotshots were overtaken by the fire