Tag Archives: Granite Mountain Hotshots

Yarnell Hill LODD Settlement Announced

Three lawsuits filed last year by the families of twelve of the nineteen firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill fire have been settled for $670,000 along with assurances that new wildland firefighting procedures will be implemented by the state of Arizona

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Arizona and Montana Wildland Fires Spark Suits

Wildland fires in Arizona and Montana have led to two lawsuits being filed over the past few days. In Arizona, 160 property owners who were victims of the Yarnell Hill fire filed suit against the Arizona State Forestry Division claiming ...

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Prescott Ponders Life After Yarnell Hill Disaster

An editorial appeared Sunday in the Prescott (Arizona) News asking a rather sobering question:  in light of $65 million in claims against the City of Prescott and $273 million in claims against various governmental entities following the Yarnell Hill Fire ...

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