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Prescott: No Full-Time Benefits For All Hotshot Families

Many city residents outraged by decision; leaders receiving hostile messages; widows lashing out in public meetings.

View of the Yarnell Hill Fire south of Prescott. The 8,400-acre fire left 18 hotshot firefighters dead.

AZ Politicians Protest Federal Decision on Yarnell Aid

Governor, House speaker take to Phoenix airwaves to express anger at rejection of disaster declaration for fire.

The Granite Mountain Hotshot crew. Nineteen crew members were killed June 30, 2013, fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire.

Law Changes May Ensure Hotshot Families Survivor Benefits

AZ house speaker drafting a retroactive legislation; mother of one of 19 firefighters having a news conference in Prescott Wed.

Mother of Prescott Hotshot Demands Family Survivor Benefits

Such aid reserved for full-time employees; many of the 19 firefighters were seasonal; officials unable to legally reclassify them as permanent.

Ladder Truck from Tucson Fire Department

Fire Dept., UA Collaborate to Prevent PTSD in Firefighters

A new project helps deal with the hardships of their daily work.

Brewer Wants Meeting with Obama

The president scheduled to visit Phoenix Tuesday; the AZ governor plans to discuss Yarnell Fire disaster area request.

The Yarnell Hill Fire burning in northeastern Arizona.

Access to Yarnell Fire Site Starts Tuesday

Today will be the first time media is able to observe the site where 19 Prescott Hotshots were killed while battling the blaze.

Fire Restrictions Lifting for Southern AZ

Rainfalls have helped lessen risks.

Multiple Small Fires Burning Near Grand Canyon

Park service says they are monitoring fires near north rim.

Kegs await shipping at Dragoon Brewery.

Brewing to Aid 19 Hotshots' Families

Arizona breweries making a special beer in honor of the Yarnell Fire fallen, all proceeds going to charity.

Coronado National Forest Lifting Fire Restrictions Friday

Rainfall has lessened the risk of wildfires, some precautions still advised.

View of the Yarnell Hill Fire south of Prescott. The 8,400-acre fire left 18 hotshot firefighters dead.

Yarnell Fire 100% Contained

U.S. Forest Service said the blaze that killed 19 Prescott firefighters ceased late Wednesday night.

Brewer Requests Federal Disaster Declaration for Yarnell Fire

Would allow residents to receive funds for housing assistance, other expenses not covered by insurance.

Once a flourishing part of the Coronado Forest, charred tress stand near Portal Arizona. A reminder of the Horseshoe 2 which fire ripped thorough thousands of acres of forest in the summer of 2011.

UPDATED: Kearny Fire 50% Contained Wednesday

1 house destroyed as blaze consumes 518 acres; lightning-caused.

The Granite Mountain Hotshot crew. Nineteen crew members were killed June 30, 2013, fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire.

'19 Heroes, Gone at the Turn of the Wind,' Gov. Brewer Eulogizes

VP Joe Biden: 'All men are created equal, but then a few became firefighters.'

View of the Yarnell Hill Fire south of Prescott. The 8,400-acre fire left 18 hotshot firefighters dead.

Yarnell Residents Expected to Return Home Monday

Nearly 130 homes, structures were destroyed; 19 firefighters died in the deadly fire.

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