Country star Dierks Bentley discussed his new song, honoring Arizona's Granite Mountain Hotshots.
Some chilling audio has been released following the deaths over the summer of 19 elite Arizona firefighters. The radio transmissions shed some light on the final moments of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, an elite wildfire-fighting unit that was battling the Yarnell Hill blaze.
Andrew Ashcraft, Granite Mountain Hotshots firefighter who died with 18 others fighting a massive Arizona blaze, left behind a wife and four children. Now, his widow is being denied special survivor benefits.
Arizona Governor Jan Brewer and Prescott Mayor Marlin Kuykendall gave a press conference moments ago on the wildfire that killed 19 firefighters. The mayor said the president called to express “concern and appreciation for what these young men did.”
We heard the latest update this morning on the tragedy involving 19 Arizona firefighters, who died while fighting a fierce blaze in Yarnell, Arizona late Sunday. The victims were members of an elite wildfire-fighting team called the Granite Mountain Hotshots.