Signatures needed on petition to honor Yarnell Hill firefighters - Tucson News Now

Signatures needed on petition to honor Yarnell Hill firefighters

A group has started a petition to honor all 19 firefighters killed in the Yarnell Hill fire, with the Presidential Citizen Award.

The petition is on the "We the People" section of the White House website, and right now it has over 2,000 signatures.  

It needs over 97,000 more before the White House will consider it. 

The Presidential Citizen Award is the second highest civilian award in the U.S.

If you would like to sign the petition here is the link https://petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/honor-granite-mountain-hot-shot-team-public-safety-officer-medal/qxd9cBYj 

Or you can head to our website at www.tucsonnewsnow.com and click on the link icon to access the petition.

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