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Arizona Marks One-Year Anniversary Of Deaths Of 19 Firefighters


By Paul Johnson

Phoenix, Arizona (CNN) - Monday marks the one-year anniversary of a tragedy in Arizona.
19 members of Prescott fire departments were killed a year ago today.
The crew was part of the elite granite mountain hotshots.
The men died battling the Yarnell hill fire, which burned 84-hundred acres northwest of Phoenix.
A number of events are planned in the city Monday including an honor guard ceremony, a tribute hike and a memorial service.
City facilities will close early this afternoon to participate in the commemorative events.

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