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Arizona Hotshots

'Hotshot' Firefighter's Widow In Benefits Battle With City

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.07.2013 | Business

The widow of one of the 19 "hotshot" firefighters who died in an Arizona wildfire in late June is being denied lifetime benefits by the city of Presco...

Biden Salutes Fallen Firefighters

AP | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — Vice President Joe Biden says the 19 Arizona firefighters killed in a wildfire were men of "uncommon valor" who rushed ...

Brewer Praises Response To Tragedy

AP | FELICIA FONSECA and BRIAN SKOLOFF | Posted 09.08.2013 | Politics

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire c...

Are the 'Yarnell 19' Casualties of Climate Change?

David_Goldstein | Posted 09.08.2013 | Green
David_Goldstein

The useful questions to ask are: "Is climate change making these events more likely to occur?" and "Is it increasing the intensity, duration and consequences of these events?"

Procession Brings Fire Fighters Home

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS and JACQUES BILLEAUD | Posted 09.06.2013 | Religion

PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Nineteen firefighters killed in a wildfire a week ago went home for the last time on Sunday, their bodies traveling in individ...