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Posted: Tuesday, July 9, 2013 9:18 am

Thousands of firefighters gather Tuesday in Prescott, Ariz., to pay their respects to the 19 members of the hotshot crew killed last week, even as hundreds more battle two blazes raging in Nevada and another that has broken out in Arizona.

Vice President Joe Biden is expected to speak at the memorial service for the elite Granite Mountain crew, which was engulfed June 30 as it battled a lightning-sparked wildfire outside the small town of Yarnell.

For the full story visit: http://usnews.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/07/09/19372239-arizona-memorial-tuesday-as-wildfires-still-rage?lite

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