Tag Archives: Yarnell Hill

Brendan McDonough of the Granite Mountain Hotshots

A discussion about guilt, depression, and growth     Fire Engineering Host Jim Burneka speaks with Brendan McDonough, the lone survivor of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. This episode focuses on the aftermath of the June 30th, 2013 Yarnell wildfire in ...

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Mayor Who Led Prescott after Firefighters’ Deaths Dies at 86

Kuykendall faced harsh criticism over refusing to extend full benefits to the families     PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — Marlin Kuykendall, the former mayor of Prescott whose tenure included the tumultuous months following the deaths of 19 firefighters in a ...

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Arizona Flags to Fly at Half-Staff for Granite Mountain Hotshots

19 firefighters killed in 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire     PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey ordered flags to fly at half-staff at all state buildings Tuesday to honor the elite firefighters from Prescott who died in 2013 while ...

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NFFF IC to IC Discussion: Yarnell Hill Fire with Chief Eric Kriwer

Insight into what happens when an incident commander suffers a LODD     National Fallen Firefighters Foundation   The National Fallen Firefighters Foundation launched its Incident Commander-to-Incident Commander (IC to IC) Network in 2020 to support incident commanders involved in ...

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Honoring the Yarnell Hill Fire Fallen

A walking discussion of the Yarnell Hill Fire     Wildland Fire LLC – This video was captured on site of the Yarnell Hill Fire in January 2014. The participants spent the day walking the ground and discussing the challenges ...

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New Memorial for Granite Mountain Hotshots

Path along hallowed ground honors fallen 19 hotshots   NBC News – Four years after the deadliest wildfire in Arizona history, a memorial has been erected to honor and remember the 19 firefighters who were killed.  

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Arizona Court Rules on Duty to Protect Property in Naturally Caused Wildfires

Appeals court says state has no legal duty   PAUL DAVENPORT, Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — A court ruling in lawsuits stemming from a fire that devastated a rural Arizona community and killed 19 elite firefighters says the state doesn’t ...

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Former Hotshot Files Lawsuit over Arizona Wildfire Tragedy

Supervisor claims material is being concealed Image from Granite Mountain Hotshot Christopher MacKenzie’s video clips shortly after 4:00 p.m. on June 30, 2013.   PHOENIX (AP) — A former hotshot supervisor in Payson has sued the federal government over the ...

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Memorial Park Dedicated to Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshots

19 firefighters died in 2013 fighting a wildfire in Yarnell, Arizona   BOB CHRISTIE, Associated Press YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — A memorial park and a hiking trail were dedicated Tuesday to 19 elite Arizona wildland firefighters who died in 2013 ...

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