More than 1,000 mourn 19 Ariz. firefighters

July 1, 2013 • National News

Gina Martinez, center, and Chase Madrid, center right, comfort each other during a memorial service for 19 firefighters of the Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew that were killed battling a wildfire, Monday, July 1, 2013 in Prescott, Ariz. Madrid is a former Granite Mountain Hotshot and knew many of the firefighters who were killed. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, David Wallace)

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) — More than 1,000 people turned out Monday to a Prescott gymnasium to honor the bravery and sacrifice of 19 Hotshot firefighters who died battling a wildfire in Arizona.

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