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Tribute honors the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots killed in the 2013 Yarnell Hill Fire

Six years ago, 19 members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots died while fighting the Yarnell Hill Fire. On Sunday, they were remembered in a special tribute.

PHOENIX — Six years ago the small town of Yarnell, Arizona, was under evacuation. 

A 20 man crew, the Granite Mountain Hotshots, were on the frontlines of the fire.

Only one of those men came back alive. 

On Sunday, a special tribute was held to remember the 19 lost on the six-year anniversary of the loss.

WATCH: The tribute to the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots lost in the fire

The Granite Mountain Hotshots deployed their fire shelters at 4:42 p.m. on June 30. 

A few hours later, the announcement would come that all 19 had died after their escape route had been cut off and the fire headed toward them.

Across the state, many took a moment to remember those lives lost on that day.

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