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Arizona Firefighters Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

On June 30, twenty firefighters from a Hotshot crew – a team specially trained to control wildfires – were deployed from Prescott, Ariz., to nearby Yarnell, where a wildfire was raging. The crew became trapped and could not escape the blaze. Nineteen firefighters died, making this the deadliest day for firefighters since 9/11 and the deadliest wildfire in the U.S. since a 1933 blaze in L.A.'s Griffith Park.

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Arizona Firefighters: Remembering the Granite Mountain Hotshots killed in the Yarnell Hill Fire

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — The 19 firefighters killed Sunday in Arizona were part of an elite crew known for working on the front lines of region's worst fires, including two this season that came before the team descended on the erratic fire that claimed their lives. All but one member of the Prescott-based Hotshot crew died in what was the deadliest wildfire for firefighters in the U.S. in decades. Prescott Fire Chief Dan Fraijo said the 19, whose names had not been released, were a...
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