Perry County firefighters to honor Yarnell, AZ crew; public welcome | Events
Local fire departments have organized a memorial tribute to the 19 Granite Mountain firefighters who died June 30 in Arizona.
U.S. Forest Service firefighters from the Hoosier National Forest will join area departments in saluting the Granite Mountain Hotshots crew that was overcome by flames near Yarnell, AZ Sunday at 1:30 p.m.
The tribute will take place at the Perry County Courthouse.
A memorial tribute to the 19 Granite Mountain firefighters who died June 30 while fighting a blaze in Arizona will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Perry County Courthouse.
The public is encouraged to attend in recognition of the sacrifices of the Arizona crew and other firefighters killed in the line of duty.
According to the Perry County News, monetary donations can be made through the American Red Cross or a the Web site of the Wildland Firefighter Foundation, located at www.wffoundation.org.