The New York City Fire Department added the names of 12 firefighters who died due to illness to the memorial wall for FDNY victims of the September 11 attacks.
A number of prison inmates are fighting the battle against forest fires throughout the state of California, bravely volunteering to risk their lives for only $1 a day.
Firefighters were battling a blaze while also also battling soaring summer temperatures.
Here is the gallery of the most touching photographs from the entirety of today’s memorial service for the Yarnell 19 firefighters who died in Arizona.
A proper heroes’ funeral is planned for the 19 firefighters who perished fighting the Yarnell Hill wildfire.
Garret Zuppiger, the funny guy of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, died on Sunday trying to prevent the spread of the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona.
Travis Turbyfill was 27 years old when he died fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire. Turbyfill was a Granite Mountain Hotshot, a Marine, and father of two.
Robert Caldwell, 23, was one of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died in the Yarnell HIll Fire outside Prescott, Arizona.
John Percin, 24, was one of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost their lives to the Yarnell Hill fire on Sunday.
Wade Parker is one of the 19 firefighters that lost their lives to the Yarnell Hill fire in Arizona on Sunday.
Scott Norris, of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, is described as always having a smile on his face.
Brendan McDonough is the lone survivor of the Yarnell Hill Fire which killed 19 of the Granite Mountain Hotshots from Prescott, Arizona.
Travis Carter, 31, was one of the elite firefighting crew Granite Mountain Hotshots who died on Sunday fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire in Arizona.
One of the 19 elite ‘Hotshot’ firemen that died on Sunday was Utah native Joe Thurston, 32. Thurston and his comrades died trying to fight the deadly Yarnell Hill Fire.
Prescott native Clayton Whitted, 28, was one of the brave firefighters who died in Arizona on Sunday. He was a proud member of the elite Granite Mountain Hotshots.