Yarnell Hill Fire

azstateparks.com

Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar is formally asking the U.S. Navy to consider naming one of its new warships the "U.S.S. Granite Mountain" in honor of the 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots killed during the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire.

Courtesy of the Granite Mountain Hotshots

A center honoring 19 fallen Prescott area firefighters has received nearly 15,000 visitors since it opened last year.

AP Photo/Matt York, File

The Prescott City Council will contribute $50,000 to a courthouse plaza memorial honoring 19 firefighters who died in 2013.

Ryan Heinsius

Saturday marks five years since 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots were killed fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire. To honor them, the City of Prescott, where the men were based, will unveil a tribute center. It’s very personal. It features biographies and photos of the fallen crew, and thousands of items left by the grieving public at the hotshots’ fire station. In this audio postcard, we hear from some of the people who designed the tribute center.


Poetry Friday: Remembering 'The Nineteen'

Jun 29, 2018
prestonm.com

This week marks five years since 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots were killed fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire. In today’s Poetry Friday segment, KNAU listener Anthony Flesch honors the fallen crew with his poem “The Nineteen.”


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