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In this handout photo provided by the Arizona State Forestry Division, the Yarnell Hill fire burns in this view from Highway I-17 June 29, 2013 near the town of Yarnell, Arizona, about 80 miles (128 km) northwest of Phoenix. Nineteen firefighters died battling a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona on June 30. (credit: Arizona State Forestry Division via Getty Images)

Radio Problems Cited In Deaths Of 19 Firefighters In Ariz.

An investigation into the June deaths of 19 firefighters killed while battling an Arizona blaze has found improperly programmed radios, vague updates, and a 30 minute communication blackout just before the flames engulfed the men.

09/28/2013

Signs reading 'Real Hero' and 'the World Loves Firefiters' are displayed on a fence outside of Station 7 on July 1, 2013 in Prescott, Arizona. 19 firefighters based out of Station 7 died battling a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell, AZ on Sunday. Station 7 has been the home of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew since 2010. GMIHC is a national resource that responds to wildland and all risk incidents in the Prescott Basin. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Diamondbacks To Wear Patch Honoring Fallen Firefighters For Remainder Of Season

The Arizona Diamondbacks are going to wear a patch on their uniforms for the rest of the season honoring the 19 firefighters who died in the wildfire about 80 miles from Phoenix.

07/01/2013

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