Monday, July 29, 2013

Aspen Fire

The crew has been ordered for the Aspen fire on the Sierra National Forest.  The fire is 11,019 acres, 20 percent contained.  http://www.inciweb.org/incident/3552/


Monday, July 22, 2013

Back Home

Crew has been released from the Chariot Fire and is back home available.

Sunday, July 07, 2013

CA-MVU-CHARIOT

The crew is currently assigned to the Chariot Fire near Julian..  The fire started yesterday and is estimated to be at 2000 acres.


Thursday, July 04, 2013

Hotshot's Prayer

A few years ago, my wife wrote the "Hotshot Prayer" out of frustration that there was only a prayer for Structure Firefighters.  Little did we know what an impact this prayer would have 11 years later.  I am posting this in of Honor the Granite Mountain Hotshots...

 The Hotshot's Prayer


When I am called to duty, Lord
To fight the roaring blaze,
Please keep me safe and strong
I may be here for days.

Be with my fellow crewmembers,
as we hike up to the top.
Help us cut enough line,
For this blaze to stop.

Let my skills and hands
be firm and quick.
Let me find those safety zones,
as we hit and lick.

For if this day on the line,
I should lose my life,
Lord, bless my Hotshot Crew,
my children and my WIFE.

~~ Patricia Huston, IHC Wife  ~~
copywright October 2002
 

Peutz Fire

The crew has been assigned to the Peutz Fire located actually near El Monte Park on El Cajon Mountain.  The fire was 112 acres and started on July 2nd.  The crew was released today available.

Monday, July 01, 2013

Please support the families of the Granite Mountain Hotshots

You can support the families through the
Wildland Firefighter Foundation .
Click on above logo!

Names of those lost on the Yarnel Hill Fire

May God comfort their families and friends.

Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Page

https://www.facebook.com/InMemoryOfPrescottFirefightersLost6302013?hc_location=stream

Sad News

Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, part of the Prescott Fire Department, lost their lives Sunday, June 30th, while battling the 2,000-acre Yarnell Hill fire that ignited Friday south of Prescott.

Thoughts and prayers to the family, Prescott FD, friends and the Hotshot Community.