Shuttle service offered for Hotshots memorial park visitors

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YARNELL, AZ (AP) -

A shuttle service is now temporarily available to take visitors from a church parking lot in the Arizona community of Yarnell to a nearby memorial park honoring 19 firefighters killed in a 2013 wildfire.

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The shuttle is an answer to constraints posed by the small size of the Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial State Park's existing hillside parking lot 2 miles (3.2 kilometers) southwest of Yarnell along State Route 89.

Arizona's parks system says the shuttle service from the Assembly of God church will run every half-hour from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily through Oct. 31 with a suggested donation of $5.

The system says it is seeking a partner to provide shuttle service on a long-term basis

"Only the Brave," a movie chronicling the wildfire, debuts this week.

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