Monday, July 28th, 2014

Congressman Gosar Hosts Memorial In Prescott For Fallen Firefighters

Hot-ShotsUnited States Congressman Paul Gosar hosted a public memorial Monday in Prescott, honoring the 19 firefighters who lost their lives battling the Yarnell Fire. 

More than 1,200 members of the community attended, with at least 200 listening outside the venue.  

Representative Gosar thanked everyone who showed their support by attending the memorial service and added their presence demonstrated the strength and resolve of the community.  He also added that words do not exist for him to express his sadness and condolences to the families of the firefighters who gave their lives and that we owe them our everlasting thanks. 

Several of Arizona’s lawmakers and authorities attended the service.

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