On the morning of June 30, all 20 members of Prescott, Arizona's Granite Mountain Hotshots headed into the mountains to protect the small town of Yarnell from an advancing blaze. Later that day, every man but one was dead. Lone survivor Brendan
On the morning of June 30, all 20 members of Prescott, Arizona's Granite Mountain Hotshots headed into the mountains to protect the small town of Yarnell from an advancing blaze. Later that day, every man but one was dead. Lone survivor Brendan "Donut" McDonough.

For the full story, read 19: The True Story of the Yarnell Hill Fire (Dan Winters)

The Yarnell Hill Fire: The Survivors

On the morning of June 30, all 20 members of Prescott, Arizona's Granite Mountain Hotshots headed into the mountains to protect the small town of Yarnell from an advancing blaze. Later that day, every man but one was dead. Lone survivor Brendan

On the morning of June 30, all 20 members of Prescott, Arizona’s Granite Mountain Hotshots headed into the mountains to protect the small town of Yarnell from an advancing blaze. Later that day, every man but one was dead. Lone survivor Brendan “Donut” McDonough.

For the full story, read 19: The True Story of the Yarnell Hill Fire

Remains of fire shelters, collected by Robert Caldwell’s mother, Linda, at the deployment site

Remains of fire shelters, collected by Robert Caldwell’s mother, Linda, at the deployment site
Remains of fire shelters, collected by Robert Caldwell’s mother, Linda, at the deployment site (Dan Winters)

The parents of Robert Caldwell, Linda and David Caldwell

The parents of Robert Caldwell, Linda and David Caldwell
The parents of Robert Caldwell, Linda and David Caldwell (Dan Winters)

Amanda Marsh

Amanda Marsh
Amanda Marsh (Dan Winters)

An intact emergency fire shelter

An intact emergency fire shelter
An intact emergency fire shelter (Dan Winters)

Claire Caldwell, who lost her husband, Robert, in the Yarnell Hill fire

Claire Caldwell, who lost her husband, Robert, in the Yarnell Hill fire
Claire Caldwell, who lost her husband, Robert, in the Yarnell Hill fire (Dan Winters)

A Pulaski tool

A Pulaski tool
A Pulaski tool (Dan Winters)

Darrell Willis

Darrell Willis
Darrell Willis (Dan Winters)

A destroyed home in Yarnell

A destroyed home in Yarnell
A destroyed home in Yarnell (Dan Winters)

Brendan McDonough

For the full story, read 19: The True Story of the Yarnell Hill Fire

Brendan McDonough  For the full story, read 19: The True Story of the Yarnell Hill Fire
Brendan McDonough

For the full story, read 19: The True Story of the Yarnell Hill Fire
(Dan Winters)
Lead Photo: Dan Winters
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