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Granite Mountain Hotshots - Fallen Firefighters

Monday, July 01, 2013


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

PRESCOTT, AZ (July 1, 2013) The City of Prescott is mourning the loss of the 19 heroes of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who gave their lives yesterday fighting the Yarnell Fire.

The City of Prescott is first and foremost committed to assisting those who have been impacted by this tragedy and tending to their needs. The City asks that the families and others in mourning must be afforded the space they need to begin the healing process.

The Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost their lives are:

  • 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 Jr., 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

For further information, contact Pete Wertheim at 928.777.1362 or by e-mail at pete.wertheim@prescott-az.gov