Tag: monument fire

  • For hotshot crews, coaching key to secure firefighting

    Members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, of whom 19 had been killed Sunday preventing a wildfire close to Yarnell, had by no means had to make use of emergency shelters after they acquired coaching in 2012. PRESCOTT – “Hearth in all places!” Phillip “Mando” Maldonado, a squad chief, shouts directions as a dozen hotshots, firefighters…