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PHOENIX -

Information on memorial and relief funds for the victims of the Yarnell Fire:

- Official website for donations to the Prescott firefighters: Yarnellfallenfirefighters.com

- The 100 Club of Arizona has started a memorial fund for the families of the firefighters killed in the Yarnell wildfire. Funds raised will go to assisting survivors, covering costs for flights of family members of the victims, helping the injured, and purchasing replacement equipment for the Prescott Fire Department. You can donate at 100club.org. During the month of July, cash donations can be made at any Credit Union West branch location, account #121734-12, in the name of Granite Mountain Hotshots Charity Fund.

"We provide a $15,000 line of duty debt benefit that will be check cash money that we give to the family so they can take care of whatever needs," said Chris Moore of the 100 Club. "Over the next two to three days, the club will be providing in benefits almost $300,000 to these 19 brave men and their families."

- The United Phoenix Fire Fighters Association, together with Prescott Fire Fighter's Charities, have established a 501(c)3 relief fund to benefit the families of the fallen killed in the Yarnell Fire. 100% of your tax-deductible donation will go to the families. You can donate at any Chase Bank, in the name of the United Phoenix Fire Fighters Association Account, #987218757.

- The Arizona Diamondbacks have put together a donation program for families of the Granite Mountain Hotshots. Starting Tuesday, fans can donate at dbacks.com, with each donation being matched by the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation up to $100,000. The patch number 19 will be on the team's jerseys this weekend when the D'backs return home on Friday against the Rockies.

For more information on wildfires in Arizona, go to myfoxphoenix.com/wildfires.

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