Thirteen of the 19 Prescott firefighters killed while fighting a wildfire were classified as temporary employees and not entitled to full survivors' benefits. As a result, they receive smaller death benefits than the families of the six firefighters classified as full-time.
Thousands of firefighters from around the nation are paying their final respects at a memorial for 19 members of an elite Arizona Hotshot crew killed in a wildfire June 30.
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