Half-Staff Honoring the Sacrifice of the Granite Mountain Hotshots

Governor Katie Hobbs ordered flags at all state buildings be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow, June 30, 2023, in honor of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots who lost their lives protecting fellow Arizonans from the Yarnell Hill Fire in 2013. The Governor released the following statement:
“Ten years ago, our lives forever changed when 19 men selflessly answered the call to protect the people of Yarnell and Peeples Valley. With each year that passes, our admiration for the Granite Mountain Hotshots endures and their memory will forever live on.”
Individuals, businesses, and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.
Flag(s) Lowered: 
Arizona & American Flag
Notice Type: 
Law Enforcement