The Weather Channel’s Yarnell Hill Fire documentary

The documentaries and other tributes to the 19 firefighter victims of the June 30 Yarnell Hill Fire continue to pour in. The latest one was produced by The Weather Channel and includes a 16-minute video and a lengthy article.

From The Weather Channel:


“On June 30, 2013, 19 firefighters from the Granite Mountain Hotshots were killed battling a wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona. Huge questions remain about the last moments of their lives. Why did they move out of a safe area in their final minutes of life? Why did the fire move so quickly? Could their deaths have been prevented?

The tragedy also raises a crucial environmental issue: Has the very act of fighting wildfires made our forests more dangerous? investigates in this original documentary. Read our full report here.

Executive Producers: Greg Gilderman, Neil Katz, Shawn Efran
Producers: John Carlos Frey, Joe Halderman
Editor: Brandon Kieffer
Composer: Nathan Matthew David
Coordinating Producer: Brady Leifer
Associate Producer: Katie Wiggin
Production Assistants: Benjamin Heller, Kait Walsh”

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Author: Bill Gabbert

After working full time in wildland fire for 33 years, he continues to learn, and strives to be a Student of Fire.

2 thoughts on “The Weather Channel’s Yarnell Hill Fire documentary”

  1. Haven’t watched the video yet, but the article was surprisingly well done; better than most


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