- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 6, 2015

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - An Arizona board is considering what to do to with the Yavapai County site where 19 Prescott firefighters died while battling the Yarnell Hill Fire.

The Yarnell Hill Memorial Site Board was created under 2014 legislation, and the Daily Courier (https://goo.gl/GT7acq ) reports that the board is scheduled to hold its second meeting Tuesday in Prescott.

The site where the Granite Mountain Hotshots perished when they were overrun by flames on June 30, 2013 is located near Yarnell and about 30 miles southwest of Prescott.

The agenda for Tuesday’s meeting includes a discussion and possible vote on whether the Arizona State Parks system should purchase the site where the Hotshots died.

It also includes a discussion about raising money for a memorial as well as designing and building a memorial.


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