Hotshots Memorial Partnership reviewing proposals by artists

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PRESCOTT, AZ (AP) -

The Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Partnership continues to review the submissions for a memorial to 19 Prescott Fire Department firefighters, known as the Granite Mountain Hotshots, who died in 2013 while working to extinguish a wildfire near Yarnell.

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The Daily Courier reports the partnership, in a news release this week, says its members are reviewing the proposals that were submitted by 29 artists this past June.

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The memorial is to be located on the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza, where the Yavapai County Supervisors approved space on the southeast corner of the plaza in downtown Prescott.

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"Only the Brave," a film dedicated to the Granite Mountain Hotshots, opens Friday at theaters across North America.

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