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Vice President Joe Biden speaks during a memorial service for the 19 fallen firefighters at Tim's Toyota Center in Prescott Valley, Ariz. on Tuesday, July 9, 2013. Prescott's Granite Mountain Hotshots were overrun by smoke and fire while battling a blaze on a ridge in Yarnell, about 80 miles northwest of Phoenix on June 30, 2013. (AP Photo/The Arizona Republic, Michael Chow, Pool)

Fallen Arizona firefighters honored

Thousands of firefighters from around the nation arrived to attend a

memorial service for Prescott's Granite Mountain Hotshots to pay final

respects on Tuesday the 9th, at the minor league hockey arena in Prescott Valley,

not far from where they died Sunday, June 30. Nineteen members of the

crew were overrun by smoke and fire while battling a blaze on a ridge in

Yarnell, about 80 miles northwest of Phoenix. (AP)