Photos; Yarnell Hill Fire aftermath

Photos; Yarnell Hill Fire aftermath

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PHOENIX, AZ - JULY 07: A sign reading "Some Gave All - Granite Mtn. Hotshots - Our Heros - Never Forget" sits alongside 19 toy firetrucks ahead of the procession carrying the remains of the 19 Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew firefighters which are being are escorted through downtown Phoenix to the Yavapai County Medical Examiner's Office near Prescott Valley on July 7, 2013 in Phoenix, Arizona. The firefighters died battling a fast-moving wildfire near Yarnell, Arizona on Sunday June 30th. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Posted on July 8, 2013 at 6:29 AM

Updated Thursday, Jan 9 at 11:54 AM

Red Cross opens center for Yarnell residents

YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) -- The American Red Cross will use a Yarnell church as the site for a new facility to help residents of the Arizona town returning to their community after the Yarnell Hill fire.

The Red Cross says its recovery center opening Monday will be located in the Yarnell Community Presbyterian Church. Meanwhile, Red Cross shelters at Prescott and Wickenburg high schools will remain open for overnight stays.

Yarnell are being allowed to return a week after they were evacuated due to the fire. It killed 19 Hotshot firefighters and destroyed more than 100 structures.

According to the Red Cross, the recovery center will provide meals, snacks and water along with ice, cleaning supplies and other essentials.

Caseworkers, nurses and mental health volunteers will be available to help with residents' needs.

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