Firefighters' President Honors Prescott's 19 Incredible "Brothers in Arms"

"The men we lost in those hills lived and served for others-- for all of us," International Association of Fire Fighters General President Harold A. Schaitberger said in commemorating the lives of 19 fallen Granite Mountain Hot Shots at their memorial service today in Prescott, Arizona. "Nineteen Brothers in Arms, bound together by the essence of the words 'Honor'...'Commitment'... 'Pride'...'Courage' and 'Sacrifice.' Incredible men, highly trained to endure conditions beyond the capacity of most of us. "They were a unique band of men in the fire service, responding across the country to raging wildfires that the public only views through the prism of their televisio...

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