Democratic leaders: Arizonans can help grieving families, evacuees
STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX - Senate Democratic Leader Leah Landrum Taylor and House Democratic Leader Chad Campbell released the following statements on the deaths of 19 Prescott firefighters and the devastating Yarnell Hill Fire. Donations to help the firefighters’ families can be made athttp://www.100club.org. For the hundreds of evacuees, help can be given at http://www.redcross.org/az/phoenix/ways-to-donate.
Senate Democratic Leader Leah Landrum Taylor (D-27):
"Our families grieve with the loved ones of the courageous firefighters who selflessly answered the call to help protect the lives and property of fellow citizens," said Sen. Landrum Taylor. "Our hearts ache for the Arizona families who have been displaced by this catastrophic fire. Please join me in doing anything you can to help all who are affected by the catastrophic Yarnell Hill Fire."
House Minority Leader Chad Campbell (D-24):
"My thoughts and prayers are with the families and friends of the heroes that Arizona lost yesterday and the residents of Yarnell," said Rep. Campbell. "I also want to thank all those still putting their lives on the line fighting wildfires around the state and country. I encourage everyone to do all they can to send help to those whose lives have been devastated by this horrific situation."