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Brewer to Seek Appeal of Federal Disaster Denial

Yarnell needs help with rebuilding more than 100 houses, preventing erosion in wake of fire, governor says.

Prescott Mayor Survives Election Challenge

He raised ire after saying city could not pay survivors' benefits for some of hotshot firefighters who died.

Prescott Mayor Re-election May Be In Jeopardy

City residents recently angered by statements that not all families of 19 hotshots entitled to full survivors' benefits.

Autopsy Reports, Photos of Firefighters Withheld from Public

Yavapai County attorney says family privacy overrides public interest in deaths of 19 near Yarnell.

After Yarnell: Resignations, Firefighting Finance Issues

Half of fire district's volunteers have quit; property tax base reduced because of destroyed homes.

Reconstruction of Destroyed Homes in June Yarnell Fire Begins

City's chamber of commerce president said permit for 1st structure was issued; rebuilding starts Sept. 1.

Yarnell Fire Grows Slowly, Containment Improving

At 850 acres and 15% containment, lightning-caused blaze threatens no structures.

UPDATED: New Yarnell Wildfire Grows to 815 Acres

Fire remains five percent contained; full containment expected by Friday; no structures harmed.

Beer Made to Aid Hotshot Families Arrives in Tucson

Special brew raises money for survivors of 19 firefighters killed in Yarnell Hill Fire; debuted locally last Thursday.

AZ Legislators Ask Obama to Approve Yarnell Fed Relief

President's administration denied Gov. Brewer's request for a disaster declaration of the area Friday.

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.

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