July 1, 2013
There is 0 percent containment on the lightning-caused fire.
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Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, part of the Prescott Fire Department, lost their lives Sunday while battling the 8,000-acre Yarnell Hill fire that ignited Friday south of Prescott.The elite 20-man hotshot team is the only one in the country that is organized through a city fire department. It earned its national interagency hotshot designation in 2008.