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The dinner was at the Prescott Resort Tuesday night, March 13. This is the fourth year the ... "Travis portrayed the highest degree of professionalism, dedication and care and respect to Brent, the Grand Vista Hotshot crew, their families during this incident," Sciacca said, reading from the letter. The 12 ... National Forest Firefighter
That film, of course, is based on the Granite Mountain Hotshots that fought not only wildfires for several years, but also battled with the establishment to finally be certified as the first Type 1 Interagency Hotshot Crew managed by a municipal fire department -- the Prescott, Arizona Fire Department. Arizona

The hotshot crew is an elitist group of 20 highly trained wildland firefighters who are ready to battle the serious fires happening nationwide. The main plot line of "Only the Brave" is how the elite firefighters save a small town in Prescott, Arizona from a historic wildfire. "Only the Brave" focuses on the ...
This group from Prescott, Arizona was the only municipal fire-fighters to be designated the elite status of a type 1 hotshot crew. The movie shows how the fire-fighting group worked hard to achieve their elite status as fire-fighters working together to battle wildfires both locally and abroad. In June 2013 the ...
Other actors have paid visits to Prescott for movies being filmed in the community, or nearby. DeeDee Howard, an airport employee, said she talked briefly in December 2016 with actor Miles Teller, who played Granite Mountain Hotshot survivor Brendan McDonough in the 2017 film “Only the Brave,” which ...
... just left the Payson Hot Shots that fateful 2013 season to serve on the Granite Mountain Hotshots because he fell in love with a Prescott police officer. .... All to be ready for that call to jump into the green buggies of the Forest Service Hotshot crew to wrangle with the beast, with wisdom, skill and humility.

Five years ago this month, the elite Hotshot crew was gearing up for the coming firefighting season – hiring and training new seasonal recruits. Just months later, 19 members of the crew died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire on June 30. Since then, a number of memorialization efforts have been completed, ...
Amanda Marsh and the Eric Marsh Foundation for Wildland Firefighters now have their own building at 409 West Goodwin Street in Prescott. ... When the superintendent of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot crew — Eric Marsh — was killed fighting the Yarnell Hill fire on June 30, 2013, his wife, ...
Republican Senator Karen Fann of Prescott is sponsoring the bill. She says the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew died while protecting the state, so the state should cover the pensions. "These were employees of the city of Prescott fighting on state land, not a fire within the city of Prescott limits. So that's why ...
Brandon Bunch might have been with the Granite Mountain Hotshots that fateful June day more than four years ago, but just two weeks earlier, he left the hotshots to tend to his pregnant wife and their family. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 and Black Label Media) ...
People stop while hiking up a trail after the dedication ceremony for the Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park south of Yarnell, Nov. 29, 2016. The park honors the 19 firefighters who were killed fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire on June 30, 2013. Plaques, such as this one for Eric Shane Marsh, mark ...
The first official trailer for the movie "Only the Brave," about the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew that died in the Yarnell Hill Fire, has been released. ... Nineteen members of the elite firefighting team died in the June 2013 wildfire when winds shifted and trapped them in a brush-choked canyon near Prescott.
Driven by fierce winds, the fast-moving fire turned and overran the hotshot crew, authorities said, cutting off their evacuation route, according to a state forestry division .... According to the Granite Mountain Hotshot Memorial website, McKee had aspirations to become a paramedic in the local fire department.
He was speaking as a volunteer instructor to about 100 students taking Firefighter Training, the most basic course offered by the Arizona Wildfire and Incident Management Academy (AWIMA). The nonprofit academy kicked off its 16th year of operation in Prescott on Saturday, March 10, and wrapped up ...
Nearly five years after the loss of 19 of Prescott's Granite Mountain Hotshots, the tragedy continues to resonate in the community through a variety of ... Five years ago this month, the elite Hotshot crew was gearing up for the coming firefighting season – hiring and training new seasonal recruits. Just months ...
Amanda Marsh and the Eric Marsh Foundation for Wildland Firefighters now have their own building at 409 West Goodwin Street in Prescott. ... When the superintendent of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot crew — Eric Marsh — was killed fighting the Yarnell Hill fire on June 30, 2013, his wife, ...
Santana is currently being held in the Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence while she awaits a federal trial date on March 6, in Prescott, making it ... Santana is accused of habitually stalking and harassing two firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service hotshot crew in Flagstaff, the wife of one of the ...

The good news: 2017 is perhaps the last year that the City of Prescott's unfunded liability with the Public Safety Personnel Retirement System ... coming State Legislative session is expected to include a bill that could help the city deal with continued impacts from the 2013 Granite Mountain Hotshot tragedy.
In September 2016, Santana sent an email under the fake name “Cathy McCarthy” to multiple supervisors of the hotshot crew claiming that Flagstaff hotshots raped her 15-year-old daughter while heading to a fire near Rock Springs, Wyoming, according ... 3, 2018 in the U.S. Post Office Building in Prescott.
PRESCOTT, AZ - Four years ago, the Granite Mountain Hotshots died battling a horrifying wildfire in Yarnell. On Thursday, the true story of those men who fought on the ... Claire Caldwell's husband, Robert, was a Granite Mountain Hotshot. “We wanted it to be real; we wanted the truth of who they are to be ...
Brandon Bunch might have been with the Granite Mountain Hotshots that fateful June day more than four years ago, but just two weeks earlier, he left the hotshots to tend to his pregnant wife and their family. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5 and Black Label Media) ...
“Only the Brave”, which opens nationwide October 20, is based on the Granite Mountain Hotshots that fought not only wildfires for several years, but battled with the establishment to finally be certified as the first Type 1 Interagency Hotshot Crew managed by a municipal fire department — the Prescott, ...
L.A. Museum Buys Granite Mountain Hotshot 'Buggies'. By Associated Press • May 25, 2017. The Daily Courier. Arizona officials have agreed to sell two buggies used by 19 fallen firefighters to a Los Angeles fire museum.
People stop while hiking up a trail after the dedication ceremony for the Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park south of Yarnell, Nov. 29, 2016. The park honors the 19 firefighters who were killed fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire on June 30, 2013. Plaques, such as this one for Eric Shane Marsh, mark ...
The first official trailer for the movie "Only the Brave," about the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew that died in the Yarnell Hill Fire, has been released. ... Nineteen members of the elite firefighting team died in the June 2013 wildfire when winds shifted and trapped them in a brush-choked canyon near Prescott.
Driven by fierce winds, the fast-moving fire turned and overran the hotshot crew, authorities said, cutting off their evacuation route, according to a state forestry division .... According to the Granite Mountain Hotshot Memorial website, McKee had aspirations to become a paramedic in the local fire department.
Driven by fierce winds, the fast-moving fire turned and overran the hotshot crew, authorities said, cutting off their evacuation route, according to a state forestry division .... According to the Granite Mountain Hotshot Memorial website, McKee had aspirations to become a paramedic in the local fire department.
The City of Prescott has an opportunity right now to do the right thing: to establish a public/private partnership for the purpose of creating a Granite Mountain Hotshot Memorial Museum (GMHMM) that would permanently house one of the buggies; the memorabilia left at Station 7 following the deaths of the ...
The Daily Courier reports Prescott City Council voted to sell the buggies used by the Granite Mountain Hotshots for $25,000 Tuesday. The buggies are a memento of the 19 firefighters that died in the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire. According to the report, the Los Angeles County Fire Museum was the sole bidder for ...
The Daily Courier reported Monday that Prescott city officials will sell Station 7 in hopes of putting the sale money toward an employee retirement program. The station housed the Granite Mountain Hotshots firefighter team. Nineteen team members lost their lives in a 2013 wildfire. Their family members had ...
When the film opens in 2005, the Prescott, Ariz.-based team led by Eric Marsh (a terrific Josh Brolin) is only an aspiring Hotshot crew; while awaiting certification. This causes them recruiting problems and is frustrating to Marsh. So he seeks out the fire chief (Jeff Bridges, also excellent) to help the team ...
Republican Senator Karen Fann of Prescott is sponsoring the bill. She says the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew died while protecting the state, so the state should cover the pensions. "These were employees of the city of Prescott fighting on state land, not a fire within the city of Prescott limits. So that's why ...
... helping families cope with the Granite Mountain Hotshot tragedy. ... Coordinator Nick Angiolillo, former Prescott Fire Chief Darrell Willis, and ...
Court documents also state that Santana sent an email under another alias to hotshot crew supervisors claiming that a group of firefighters ...
Court documents also state that Santana sent an email under another alias to hotshot crew supervisors claiming that a group of firefighters ...
... a wildland Firefighting team from Prescott, AZ, that lost 19 members as ... families away from the Hotshot crew provide the gist of the story.
... Only the Brave follows Eric Marsh (Brolin) of the Prescott, Ariz., Fire ... an unprecedented certified municipal-based Hotshot crew for Prescott.
... were the first ever municipal firemen to become a hotshot crew, after ... Marsh's own mentor, Prescott Wildland fire chief Duane Steinbrink, ... it,” says Pat McCarty, a former Granite Mountain Hotshot who left the crew in 2010.
The cityscape stands in for Prescott, Ariz., where the Granite Mountain ... as the country's first municipal hotshot crew -- breaking what Santa Fe Fire ... "Prescott Fire and Santa Fe Fire were evolving and growing in some ways ...
Granite Mountain Hotshot Praises 'Phenomenal' Only the Brave Cast ... devastation to the town of Yarnell, but only one returned to Prescott.
PRESCOTT, AZ - Four years ago, the Granite Mountain Hotshots died ... Claire Caldwell's husband, Robert, was a Granite Mountain Hotshot.
19 Prescott Fire Department firefighters, members of the Granite Mountain ... he didn't know he was going to be a granite mountain hotshot.
The cityscape stands in for Prescott, Ariz., where the Granite Mountain ... as the country's first municipal hotshot crew — breaking what Santa Fe Fire ... “Prescott Fire and Santa Fe Fire were evolving and growing in some ways ...
... the deadliest wildfires in U.S. history killed 19 firefighters from Prescott. ... McCarty, who also served as a Granite Mountain hotshot until 2010.
Former Granite Mountain Hotshot plays best friend in movie about Yarnell .... Pat McCarty, a former hotshot and now Prescott firefighter, also said no originally. ... “That's kind of what a hotshot crew is about, too,” Bunch said.
... a highly anticipated film based on the true story of an Arizona hotshot crew. ... Sean signed on with the Granite Mountain Hotshots in Prescott, ...
PRESCOTT, Ariz. ... to the Hotshots: In 2016, Arizona State Parks opened the Granite Mountain Hotshot Memorial State Park in Yarnell.
Pat McCarty, from the Prescott Fire Department, was the technical ... As a result, they don't just act the part of a hotshot crew in the film, they live ...
“For the people in Arizona, for the people in Prescott, it's a very ... McDonough, a former Granite Mountain Hotshot, said he and Teller, who ...
“For the people in Arizona, for the people in Prescott, it's a very ... McDonough, a former Granite Mountain Hotshot, said he and Teller, who ...


 

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