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4 ex-Californians among fallen Arizona Hotshots

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Unidentified members of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew from Prescott, Ariz., pose together in undated photo provided by City of Prescott. Some of the men were among the 19 killed near Yarnell, Ariz. June 30. (AP Photo/City of Prescott) Unidentified members of the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew from Prescott, Ariz., pose together in undated photo provided by City of Prescott. Some of the men were among the 19 killed near Yarnell, Ariz. June 30. (AP Photo/City of Prescott)
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four of the 19 Arizona firefighters killed fighting a wildfire on Sunday had roots in California.

The principal and football coach at Santa Ynez Valley Union High School say 2005 graduate Sean Misner is among the fallen firefighters. The 26-year-old Misner leaves a pregnant wife.

Former Moreno Valley, Calif., fire Capt. Michael MacKenzie of Spring City, Tenn., confirms his son Chris also was killed. Chris MacKenzie, a former Hemet, Calif., firefighter, joined the U.S. Forest Service in 2004 and moved to the Prescott Fire Department about two years ago.

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