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19 Prescott Granite Mountain Hotshot firefighters killed in Yarnell fire

Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, part of the Prescott Fire Department, lost their lives Sunday while battling the 8,000-acre Yarnell Hill fire that ignited Friday south of Prescott.The elite 20-man hotshot team is the only one in the country that is organized through a city fire department. It earned its national interagency hotshot designation in 2008.


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