Yarnell Hill Fire: Arizona's 19 Fallen Firefighters - CBS 5 - KPHO

  • More NewsMore>>

  • Grant Quinn McKee

    Grant Quinn McKee

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:26 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:26:13 GMT
    Grant Quinn McKeeGrant Quinn McKee
    Grant Quinn McKee grew up in California before making his home in Prescott. He perished alongside his cousin, fellow Hotshot Robert Caldwell. McKee was an enthusiast of the budding sport of "disc golf,"More >
    Grant received his EMT training from Yavapai College and joined his cousin, Robert Caldwell, on the Granite Mountain Hot Shots in 2013.More >
  • Jesse James Steed

    Jesse James Steed

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:22:21 GMT
    Jesse James SteedJesse James Steed
    Jesse Steed was also originally from Utah. He is survived by his wife, Desiree, and their two children, 4-year-old Caden, and 3-year-old Cambria. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1996-2000 andMore >
    Jesse Steed was the beloved husband of Desiree Steed and amazing father to Caden, 4, and Cambria, 3.More >
  • Joe Thurston

    Joe Thurston

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:22 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:22:01 GMT
    Joe ThurstonJoe Thurston
    Thurston, a loving father of two and devoted husband of 11 years, found joy in all he did.More >
    Thurston, a loving father of two and devoted husband of 11 years, found joy in all he did.More >
  • John Joseph Percin, Jr.

    John Joseph Percin, Jr.

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:21 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:21:19 GMT
    John Joseph Percin, Jr.John Joseph Percin, Jr.
    John Percin loved baseball and had an unforgettable laugh. In his aunt's eyes, he was, simply, "an amazing young man. He was probably the strongest and bravest young man I have ever met in my life,"More >
    John Percin loved baseball and had an unforgettable laugh.More >
  • William Howard 'Billy' Warneke

    William Howard 'Billy' Warneke

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:20 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:20:31 GMT
    William "Billy" Warneke William "Billy" Warneke
    Born in Hemet, California, William "Billy" Warneke, 25, was an avid outdoorsman from the very beginning and was just 6-years-old when he decided he would one day become a firefighter.More >
    Born in Hemet, California, William "Billy" Warneke, 25, was an avid outdoorsman from the very beginning and was just 6-years-old when he decided he would one day become a firefighter.More >
  • Wade Scott Parker

    Wade Scott Parker

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:19 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:19:16 GMT
    Wade ParkerWade Parker
    Wade Scott Parker was a motivated and driven young man. He loved competition and always gave 110 percent. Wade grew up an athlete playing baseball and football from the time he was 5-years-old.More >
    Wade Scott Parker was a motivated and driven young man. He loved competition and always gave 110 percent. Wade grew up an athlete playing baseball and football from the time he was 5 years old.More >
  • Travis Turbyfill

    Travis Turbyfill

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:18 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:18:17 GMT
    Travis TurbyfillTravis Turbyfill
    Known as "Turby" among crew members, Travis Turbyfill got a full-time position with the Hotshots when another member's girlfriend asked him to quit. Turbyfill often worked with other Hotshots at CaptainMore >
    Travis' wife describes her husband as the love of her life, her best friend and her soul mate.More >
  • Travis Carter

    Travis Carter

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:17:40 GMT
    Travis Carter Travis Carter
    Married in 2005, to Krista Smallen, they have two children, Brayden 7 and Brielle 3.More >
    Married in 2005, to Krista Smallen, they have two children, Brayden, 7, and Brielle, 3.More >
  • Sean Michael Misner

    Sean Michael Misner

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:17 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:17:18 GMT
    Sean MisnerSean Misner
    Sean Misner, 26, leaves behind a wife who is seven months pregnant, said Mark Swanitz, principal of Santa Ynez Valley Union High School in Santa Barbara County, CA, where Misner graduated in 2005. MisnerMore >
    Sean Misner, 26, leaves behind a wife who is seven months pregnant.More >
  • Dustin James DeFord

    Dustin James DeFord

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:16 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:16:56 GMT
    Dustin James DeFordDustin James DeFord
    Dustin DeFord loved entertaining with his goofy humor, hunting, spotlighting, espresso coffee, noise of any kind, social life, and life in general.More >
    Dustin DeFord loved entertaining with his goofy humor, hunting, spotlighting, espresso coffee, noise of any kind, social life and life in general.More >
  • Scott Daniel Norris

    Scott Daniel Norris

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:15 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:15:09 GMT
    Scott NorrisScott Norris
    Scott Norris was known around Prescott through his part-time job at Bucky O'Neill Guns. "Here in Arizona, the gun shops are a lot like barbershops. Sometimes you don't go in there to buy anything atMore >
    Scott Norris was known around Prescott through his part-time job at Bucky O'Neill Guns.More >
  • Clayton Thomas Whitted

    Clayton Thomas Whitted

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:14:42 GMT
    Clayton Thomas WhittedClayton Thomas Whitted
    Right out of high school Clayton pursued his longtime dream of becoming a firefighter and accepted a position with the Prescott Hotshots.More >
    Right out of high school Clayton pursued his longtime dream of becoming a firefighter and accepted a position with the Prescott Hotshots.More >
  • Robert Caldwell

    Robert Caldwell

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:14 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:14:10 GMT
    Robert CaldwellRobert Caldwell
    "I'd rather die in my boots than live in a suit," Robert Caldwell, 23, lived by that quote, and he was always a man true to his word.More >
    "I'd rather die in my boots than live in a suit." Robert Caldwell, 23, lived by that quote, and he was always a man true to his word.More >
  • Chris MacKenzie

    Chris MacKenzie

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:13:35 GMT
    Chris MacKenzieChris MacKenzie
    An avid snowboarder, Chris MacKenzie grew up in California's San Jacinto Valley, where he was a 2001 graduate of Hemet High School and a former member of the town's fire department.More >
    An avid snowboarder, Chris MacKenzie grew up in California's San Jacinto Valley, where he was a 2001 graduate of Hemet High School and a former member of the town's fire department.More >
  • Eric Shane Marsh

    Eric Shane Marsh

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:13 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:13:11 GMT
    Eric Shane MarshEric Shane Marsh
    Eric Marsh was an avid mountain biker who grew up in Ashe County, NC, but became hooked on firefighting while studying biology at Arizona State University, said Leanna Racquer, the ex-wife of his cousin.More >
    Eric Marsh was an avid mountain biker who grew up in Ashe County, NC, but became hooked on firefighting while studying biology at Arizona State University, said Leanna Racquer, the ex-wife of his cousin.More >
  • Andrew Sterling Ashcraft

    Andrew Sterling Ashcraft

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:12 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:12:02 GMT
    Andrew Sterling AshcraftAndrew Sterling Ashcraft
    Andrew was known for his contagious smile, his heart of gold, his genuinely kind spirit, and for loving his mustache.More >
    Andrew was known for his contagious smile, his heart of gold, his genuinely kind spirit and for loving his mustache.More >
  • Anthony Michael Rose

    Anthony Michael Rose

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:11 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:11:38 GMT
    Anthony Michael RoseAnthony Michael Rose
    Anthony Rose was one of the youngest victims. He was engaged to be married to fiancee, Tiffany, who is expecting their baby girl in October.More >
    Anthony Rose was one of the youngest victims. He was engaged to be married to fiancee, Tiffany, who is expecting their baby girl in October.More >
  • Kevin Woyjeck

    Kevin Woyjeck

    Wednesday, June 25 2014 6:10 PM EDT2014-06-25 22:10:52 GMT
    Kevin WoyjeckKevin Woyjeck
    His father, Capt. Joe Woyjeck, is a nearly 30-year veteran of the Los Angeles County (CA) Fire Department, and his two uncles were firefighters there as well.More >
    His father, Capt. Joe Woyjeck, is a nearly 30-year veteran of the Los Angeles County (CA) Fire Department, and his two uncles were firefighters there as well.More >
  • Garret Zuppiger

    Garret Zuppiger

    Saturday, July 6 2013 7:24 PM EDT2013-07-06 23:24:25 GMT
    Garret ZuppigerGarret Zuppiger
    Garret Zuppiger was extremely proud and excited to be accepted as a member of the Granite Mountain Hotshots for the 2012 season, having no prior experience or background in firefighting.More >
    Garret Zuppiger was extremely proud and excited to be accepted as a member of the Granite Mountain Hotshots for the 2012 season, having no prior experience or background in firefighting.More >
Powered by WorldNow
CBS 5
Powered by WorldNow CNN
All content © 2014, CBS 5 (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation), Phoenix, AZ and WorldNow. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service..