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for the new jobs. steve krafft, fox 10 news. it's been three and a half years since a wildfire ripped through the hills of yarnell. the flames destroying everything in the fire's path, including 129 homes. the most tragic losses were the human lives taken. >> so capable, to confident, bright shining diamonds. >> reporter: 1 granite mountain hotshots died fighting the fire on june 30, 2013. >> brave men who gave their lives in defense of friends, neighbor, and perfect strangers. >> reporter: the wind whipped fire changing directions making the yarnell hill wildfire the dead iliest wildfire in arizona history. >> this is the most humble people you will ever meet.
anybody who wants to honor the hotshots have a place to go. it is a memorial start park. i want to show you where this is. we put it in 3d. right here is the town of yarnell. actually, still about here. this is where you will be parking off of 89. it will be a little bit of a walk. if i zoom in, you will see just how steep this terrain is. you're going to walk up to the site where the memorial is, we spin this around. it is about a four-hour hike. it is a seven-mile hike where the memorial will be. this is where the hotshots died in that fast-moving fire more than three years ago. you can park off of 89a if you want to visit the site. the trail to the memorial is a long hike. courtney griffin was at the unveiling and has the story. >> reporter: a dedication
place this morning to honor the 19 fallen hotshots who sacrificed their lives over three years ago. >> these 19 men lost their life here and it is important that we honor that sacrifice. >> reporter: governor doug ducey and the families of the 19 hotshots, the first to view the new memorial. >> they have done a good job along the trail head calling out each one of the 19 men who lt their life. when you come to the final place, it shows the team work that they demonstrated there. it is just something you have to see to understand. >> reporter: the memorial includes a seven-mile hike, three miles in is the site where the firefighters died. it is marked by ring steels and stones connected with chains to show unity.
they all pass. >> reporter: they are thankful for the memorial site and the challenging hike, which sheds light on what the hotshots went through. >> it does not give you the impression that hay had because the undergrowth was 10 feet high before it was burnt. now, it is relatively clear compared to what they had to clear. >> reporter: the lone survivor of the hotshot crew says being back at the site where he lost his brothers is emotional. >> i have different unique memories and it is a great honor to be here and what they have done is truly beautiful. >> reporter: 19 stone plaques line the trail along with a timeline of what happened. >> again, that park opens tomorrow, november 30. it is a seven-mile hike. it will take you about four
more weather delays in flagstaff after the storm. the flagstaff unified school district canceled classes because of the roads. 5 inches of snow fell in flag city. they had a two-hour delay this morning. the snow has tapered off but a lot of it powered up. dave, a pretty good storm. >> reporter: coming from north dakota and coming from iowa, >> lived for them. >> reporter: we did not have to pay them back. now, they have to pay they can back. now they make it up late in may. there is the high pressure that moved in. this is the cold front that has passed through the state. the cold front leaves freeze warnings behind, one of them taking us into thursday and a hard freeze down to the south of
dropping off. how about all of that snow? we take a look at the total of the snow here. there we go. the three-day total of the snow, 10 inches at snowbowl. forest lakes picks up 4.5 inches. bellemont, 6 inches. flagstaff, 5.5 inches. williams, 4.7 of an inch. 8 inches at as we get into parks, we had 4 inches, 3 inches at jacob lake and mcnary, 3 inches on the ground as well. the winds are blowing today but not quite like they were yesterday. this map was just full of numbers so things are settling down a little bit as the high pressure moves in. what does the rest of the week look like? we'll take a look coming up. >> you brought back memories,
a fox 10 news exclusive. a first-hand look at securing our border. >> some of the nation's governors traveled to nogales to get a better sense of trade and security along the border. >> our troy hayden was there as well and spoke to the lawmakers, some were seeing the border for the first time. >> reporter: we've been down here in nogales all day today. this is a city that is cut in half by the border. you can see the fence here that is mexico. the people driving over there, walking their streets. it is a great place for people from out of state and who aren't from arizona to see what the border area is all about. a large group of lieutenant govenors here in nogales to learn more about what happened at the border. here is what they had to say. >> it is not what i expected. i don't know what i was expecting.
border. i'm in the heart land of the united states. they were telling us in the car they were having trouble not seeing on the other side and it is detrimental to the agents. >> you can put eyes on across the border and one of the things that is interesting is that it is not just a physical fence that is going to make the big difference. you need technology, you need the ground. >> reporter: the ambassador who is based in washington, d.c. was here in nogales today and i asked about the relationship between the two countries and what he thinks about what he is hearing from our president-elect. >> we like to build bridges, not to build walls and that is what is happening in the last 20-25 years. how we continue to build bridges.
or physical or societies that are bridged together and connect each other much better. reporter: the mexican ambassador says his country is going to emphasize building bridges and not building a wall. a lot more is coming your way tomorrow on azam. i hope you tune in there. troy hayden, fox 10 news. sheriff joe arpaio's criminal contempt of court will not begin next week as planned. it is going to be postponed until april 4. his lawyer telling a judge needs more people to prepare. the sheriff says he did not intentionally violate the order. if convicted, the outgoing sheriff faces up to six months in jail. scottsdale police searching for a bank robber.
a man wearing an a.s.u. cap held up a bank at thomas. if you recognize this guy, call scottsdale police. three people in the hospital after an apparent terrorist attack at ohio state university. a student allegedly inspired by isis plowed his car into the crowd and began stabbing people with a butcher knife. abdul razak ali artan was shot 11 people were hurt, including o.s.u. professor. everyone is expected to recover. the death toll in the plane crash in brazil is lowered to 71 because four people did not board the plane. it crashed short of its
employees at bank of america celebrating the day at st. vincent de paul. they put together toma -- tamale dinners. >> we have 1.1 million individuals in arizona that don't meet the -- they are below the poverty level so that puts a lot of strain on the nonprofits. for us, it is important that we give back to our >> bank of america is donating more than $600,000 to nonprofits around the state and fox 10 is teaming up with st. vincent de paul to collect food this holiday season. donations are being accepted at arizona safeway and alberstons locations. boxes will be in stores through december 31. the food will help feed those in need all over arizona. toys r us are teaming up
tots. this tuesday, marines were stationed at toys r us in north phoenix. all toys collected will remain in the communities where they were collected and donated making this a truly local program. >> last year was fantastic. we did almost $5.8 million in cash donations and almost 2 million toys for kids in need. >> people can december 27 at toys r us locations. >> remember the days of shopping at babies are us? >> spent a lot of precious time there on the weekends. americans plan to be more carefree this year. the service that lending tree shows half of americans plan to shop for the holidays without a set budget. >> that is great news.
something really nice. >> that can lead to more debt. last year, 27% of americans were saddled with holiday related debt for the first few months and that carried through the beginning of the year. 5% of americans are still paying off their holiday bills from last year today. >> still paying off your chia pet. for the last obama unveiling the holiday decorations. a towering fur is in place in the blue room. this year's theme, the gift of the holidays chosen to reflect the joy of giving and receiving
that is where visitors will find the gingerbread white house made this year from 150 pounds of 100 pounds of bread dough. ? when it comes to gingerbread houses there is a grand one at the marriott desert ridge. they are unveiling the masterpiece. gingerbread is bigger than some people's house. >> that is a lot of work. >> the resort is adopting 15 families from the mission food bank and donations will be taken through december 15. >> reporter: as you're out there looking for the wonderful christmas gifts, what is the weather going to be like? it has been chilly and that makes it kind of like christmas.
tonight? nice and clean, that rain and wind blows things out of here. 57 degrees right now. 55 in fountain hills. 54 in apache junction. we're looking at 60 in ahwatukee right now. 57 in surprise. there is your high pressure taking over. there is your cold front moving out of here. we have a new one moving in from the west at this time. it won't have much of an affect on us except to keep things as 58 up in deer valley. 61 in glendale. buckeye, 59 degrees. gateway had 63. 49 at kingman. 62 at gila bend. take a look at the overnight lows. the norm for this time of year is around 48 degrees. we're down to 40. we have 38 in surprise. 37 at apache junction and
70 and 48 are the normal high and low. there is the record high at 85. record low at 29, yeah, down below freezing. as we look at the forecast highs about like today. 60 at sky harbor. 61 in surprise. 61 down at queen creek. other numbers we have in the forecast page, 45 in sedona. 47 in flagstaff. 36 at show low. take a look across the country here. there is a lot going on. up to 21 inches of snow across the dakotas. they had snow and winds at 63 miles an hour. thunder activity in northern louisiana. we had thunderstorm warnings and a tornado warning through the day today. they also had pretty good rain with atlanta picking up over 2 inches and there was freezing
of that as well. take a look at it. 2.32 of an inch in atlanta. over 2 inches in new york city. 40 overnight. a little change with 60 degrees for tomorrow. we may throw in an upper 50 in the 10 day. 313 dogs adopted over at the arizona humane society. everyone got a home but this little guy. he is partially blind. the dogs, brian enjoys walks, spacious yards and rope toys. what dog does not like a rope toy? >> you could have guessed that. >> it sounds like a singles
several protestors at the several protesters at the dakota access pipeline filed a lawsuit claiming their civil rights were violated during a clash with police. they pelted officers with rocks and burning logs and the officers responded by firing rubber bullets and water cannons. one officer was injured. 17 protesters were taken to the hospital. a phoenix restaurant no stranger to fundraisers is facing a backlash after its last event. >> last week the coronado raised money for people protesting the pipeline and ever since then the attacks have been coming. matt rodewall live with the details on this. this got nasty. >> reporter: it did. this is an eye opener for us. when we first did this story last week and it was surprising for the restaurant who wanted to
dakota access pipeline protesters on the day after the thanksgiving. that day in the restaurant business is typically quiet but the $2,800 they raised made a lot of noise. all they wanted to do was raise awareness but they got more than what they bargained for. >> the whole thing has been really like, like much bigger than we ever thought it was going to be, which is awesome. >> reporter: the story about the coronado's restaurant fundrais 13,000 people on fox 10's facebook page. it made the restaurant a lightning rod for criticism and that is ok. >> people are allowed to feel how they feel. people are going to, you know, when you do something, especially when you take a stand on an issue, there's going to be back lash. there is always someone who had a counter view. >> reporter: business is fine and he is getting calls of sport
in the end, he says he won't block any comments online. instead, he will stick with the philosophy that he learned from a college professor. >> say about what you want about me, it is the truth or not the truth. if it is the truth, i need to accept that. if it is not the truth, then it is a lie and why would i accept that? still ahead at 5:00, one man bowls his way into the record books. the rare achievement he pulled mcdonald's getting heat after what one of his employees did. whoa, this is awful, try it. oh no, that looks gross what is that? you gotta try it, it's terrible. i don't wanna try it if it's terrible. it's like mango chutney and burnt hair. no thank you, i have a very sensitive palate. just try it!
this is my park. i'm like the mayor here. i know every bench, every tree, every squirrel -- -hey, what's up, andy. -andy: hey! same with my banking. with my bank of america mobile banking app, i can see my accounts all in one place. i can easily manage them and if something doesn't look right, i'm going to know. plus, i can set up alerts to help detect unusual activity. so i feel secure. in other words, no surprises. morning. hey, abby. like i said. the mayor. we wanted to update you on this story that we brought you last week. a man putting american flags up
only to have someone take them down. tonight, we learned why the flags have been disappearing. andrew hasbun has the story. >> reporter: the man who put the flags on top of the mountains, where have they gone? the city of glendale has been taking them down. tony tells us he has been climbing to the peaks and placing the flags there for more than a year. recently, they disappearing. now, we know why. >> it is against city code to place any kind of object, item, any equipment, memorial, anything in the park. whatever you bring into the park, you have to take out of the park. >> reporter: the city says the park rangers don't often monitor the trails in the park. the flags are popular with