The Ironwood Hotshots crew will be disbanded after this year's wildfire season, Northwest Fire District confirmed today.
PHOENIX — Arizona's workplace safety agency on Wednesday recommended that the state Forestry Division pay a nearly $560,000 fine in the deaths of 19 firefighters.
The citations proposed by the Arizona Division of Occupational Safety and Health say forestry officials managing the Yarnell Hil…
PHOENIX — Gov. Jan Brewer asked President Obama on Wednesday to overrule a decision by the Federal Emergency Management Agency that the Yarnell Hill Fire does not qualify as a disaster.
PHOENIX — The surviving member of a firefighting crew that lost 19 members to the Yarnell Hill Fire says he was devastated and went “numb” after learning that men he considered his brothers were dead, and he wonders why he alone was spared.
PHOENIX - The last time Jan Brewer greeted Barack Obama at the airport, it didn't exactly go so well.
PHOENIX - Rescue personnel who arrived on the scene where 19 firefighters died last month battling a ferocious blaze found sheer devastation described as a "moonscape" after an inferno so intense that only the metal part of one chain saw was found, according to records obtained by The Associ…
In this file photo, State forest officials examine the site where 19 firefighters died in a wildfire. As the fire grew out of control, the firefighters were trapped in a bowl surrounded by hills.
Mourners gathered in Marana this afternoon to say farewell to William "Billy" Warneke, one of 19 firefighters killed last month battling a wildfire near Prescott.
PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. — On a day filled with speeches from dignitaries including the vice president, the words of the lone survivor of a fire crew overrun by flames resonated deepest in an arena packed with firefighters from around the nation.
PRESCOTT, Ariz. — Investigators from across the U.S. poured into the mountain town of Yarnell on Tuesday to figure out why 19 elite firefighters perished in an out-of-control wildfire and whether human error played a role in the tragedy.
A look at some of the deadliest tragedies that have claimed the lives of wildland firefighters, including the 19 killed Sunday in an Arizona blaze:
This morning the White House released this statement by the President on the wildfire in Arizona:
YARNELL, Ariz. — The bodies of 19 members of an elite firefighting crew killed after being overrun by an Arizona wildfire have been retrieved from the mountain where they died.