Prescott solicits designs for Granite Mtn. Hotshots memorial

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(Source: Prescott Daily Courier) (Source: Prescott Daily Courier)
PRESCOTT VALLEY, AZ (AP) -

Artists from around the country are being asked to submit proposals for a memorial to honor the 19 Arizona men who died fighting a fire nearly four years ago. 

The Daily Courier reports that a spot near a historic courthouse in Prescott has been set aside for a memorial to the Granite Mountain Hotshots who were killed in the June 2013 wildfire.

Bruce Martinez, chairman of the Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Partnership, says a request for proposal was sent to dozens of artists several weeks ago asking for submissions by June 15.

The RFP includes several suggestions and guidelines, including a community wish-list compiled during the memorial's public comment period. It also requires the memorial design to be aesthetically and architecturally compatible with the Yavapai County Courthouse.

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