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Remembering the Granite Mountain Hotshots four years later

Posted at 5:58 PM, Jun 30, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-30 22:31:51-04
A time of remembrance this morning to honor the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire.
 
Four years ago today, the crew was battling the fire when a wind shift sent flames racing toward them, trapping them.
 
The names of each firefighter was also read aloud during the ceremony.
 
  • Ashcraft, Andrew - Age: 29 
  • Caldwell, Robert - Age: 23 
  • Carter, Travis - Age: 31 
  • Deford, Dustin - Age: 24 
  • MacKenzie, Christopher - Age: 30 
  • Marsh, Eric - Age: 43 
  • McKee, Grant - Age: 21 
  • Misner, Sean - Age: 26 
  • Norris, Scott - Age: 28 
  • Parker, Wade - Age: 22 
  • Percin, John - Age: 24 
  • Rose, Anthony - Age: 23 
  • Steed, Jesse - Age: 36 
  • Thurston, Joe - Age: 32 
  • Turbyfill, Travis - Age: 27 
  • Warneke, William - Age: 25 
  • Whitted, Clayton - Age: 28 
  • Woyjeck, Kevin - Age: 21 
  • Zuppiger, Garret - Age: 27
 
The flames from the Yarnell Hill Fire destroyed 127 homes.