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Widow: Arizona lawmakers must address hotshot crew benefits

Widow: Arizona lawmakers must address hotshot crew benefits

The widow of one of the 19 firefighters killed in a June 30 wildfire near Prescott Thursday called for a special session of the Arizona Legislature to address benefits issues for firefighters' families. Roxanne Warneke, widow of firefighter BillyWarneke of the Tucson area, said her husband …

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Marana's hotshot hero goes to his resting place

Marana's hotshot hero goes to his resting place

A procession of Southern Arizona firefighters, U.S. Forest Service personnel and hotshot crews were among those accompanying the body of William "Billy" Warneke to his final resting place Wednesday.

July 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Marana's hotshot hero goes to his resting place

Marana's hotshot hero goes to his resting place

About 1,000 mourners lined the way as a Prescott Fire Department fire engine bears the remains of William Warneke.

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Marana's hotshot hero goes to his resting place

Marana's hotshot hero goes to his resting place

The U.S. Marines march from Warneke's graveside after firing a 21-gun salute for Warneke, an ex-Marine.

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Marana's hotshot hero goes to his resting place

Marana's hotshot hero goes to his resting place

Navy SEAL Fred Warneke receives the comfort of fellow mourners after the funeral ceremony for his brother, Granite Mountain Hotshot William Warneke. The service took place Wednesday at Marana Mortuary & Cemetery.

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Hotshot firefighter William Warneke's widow gets help remodeling home

Hotshot firefighter William Warneke's widow gets help remodeling home

Fallen Granite Mountain Hotshot William Warneke had barely made a dent in the remodel of a mobile home he and his wife, Roxanne, recently purchased on four acres on a dirt road in Avra Valley when he was called to fight the Yarnell Hill Fire near Prescott.

July 09, 2013 12:00 am Related Loading…

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