Salmon Statement on Yarnell Hill Fire

Jul 1, 2013
Press Release

MESA, Ariz.—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released on the following statement on the Yarnell Hill Fire:

Last night, Arizona lost 19 heroes in the Yarnell blaze outside Prescott, Arizona. These brave firefighters fought on the front lines to protect our neighbors and families and their bravery and service to Arizona will be remembered forever. Tragedies like these remind us that our first responders so often sacrifice their own lives to protect their community. My heart goes out to the families and I ask you to join me and Nancy in praying for their comfort and healing.”

Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) serves on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs as Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. He is also a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
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