Tag: yarnell

  • Younger males and hearth: We owe them greater than low cost sentiment

    Except we’re prepared to flee into sentimentality or fantasy, usually the most effective we will do with catastrophes, even our personal, is to search out out precisely what occurred… — Norman Maclean Smokejumpers and different wildfire-fighters name them “shake and bakes,” the transportable shelters they carry. These cocoons of foil and fiberglas provide the firefighters…

  • Prescott IDs 19 firefighters killed in Yarnell Hill blaze

    The Prescott Hearth Division recognized Monday afternoon the 19 firefighters killed Sunday whereas combating the Yarnell Hill wildfire. The names and ages of the members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who have been killed are: Andrew Ashcraft, 29 Robert Caldwell, 23 Travis Carter, 31 Dustin Deford, 24 Christopher MacKenzie, 30 Eric Marsh, 43 Grant McKee,…

  • Official: Hotshot chief violated security protocols in deadly Yarnell fireplace

    PHOENIX—Eric Marsh, the superintendent of the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew, violated wildfire security protocols when he and 18 of his firefighters had been killed within the Yarnell Hill Fireplace on June 30, Jerry Payne, the Arizona State Forestry Division deputy director, stated Monday. Marsh, 43, was given vast latitude to make tactical choices within the…