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Yarnell Fire

Last Words Revealed In Arizona Blaze That Killed 19 Firefighters

Reuters | Posted 02.16.2014 | Green

By David Schwartz PHOENIX, Dec 16 (Reuters) - Faced by roaring flames driven at his team by gale-force winds and seeing no way out, th...

State Agency Blamed For Firefighter Deaths

AP | By BOB CHRISTIE and FELICIA FONSECA | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona commission linked the state's Forestry Division to the deaths last summer of 19 wild land firefighters, issuing the ruling...

Radio Problems Cited In Deaths Of Yarnell Firefighters

AP | FELICIA FONSECA and MICHAEL R. BLOOD | Posted 11.28.2013 | Green

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Shortly before 19 elite firefighters perished in a raging Arizona wildfire, commanders thought the crew was in a safe place. N...

WATCH: Lone Survivor Of Arizona Fire Opens Up

Posted 08.07.2013 | Green

On June 30, 19 men were killed as out-of-control wildfires swept across an Arizona mountainside. They were all part of the Granite City Hotshots firef...

How Did The Deadly Arizona Blaze Begin?

AP | BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 09.15.2013 | Green

PHOENIX (AP) — A new report shows an Arizona wildfire that began with a lightning strike and caused little immediate concern because of its remote l...

Yarnell Wildfire Appears To Be Burning Out

Reuters | Posted 09.03.2013 | Green

By Brad Poole Phoenix, Ariz., July 4 (Reuters) - An Arizona wildfire that left 19 firefighters dead as it swept over rugged mountainou...

Why Were the Granite Mountain Hotshots at Risk?

Landon Jones | Posted 09.02.2013 | Green
Landon Jones

Hotshots earn something like $13 an hour -- though their paychecks grow during the fire season. But what were the Granite Mountain Hotshots defending?

Monsoon Threatens Fire Containment

AP | By JOHN MARSHALL | Posted 09.01.2013 | Green

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — The wildfire that killed 19 firefighters came at the start of Arizona's monsoon season — a weather phenomenon that brings li...

WATCH: Time-Lapse Of Deadly Arizona Fire Spreading

Posted 07.01.2013 | Green

The terrifying spread of the deadly Yarnell Hill fire still raging near Yarnell, Ariz. is captured in this smoky time-lapse video clip recorded by a l...

19 Firefighters Die While Battling Arizona Wildfire

AP | FELICIA FONSECA and HANNAH DREIER | Posted 08.30.2013 | Green

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — In a heartbreaking sight, a long line of vans from a coroner's office carried the bodies of 19 elite firefighters out of the t...