Updated Jul 2, 2013 - 7:14 pm
National Bank of Arizona, United Way to open account for Yarnell Hill Fire victims
PHOENIX - The National Bank of Arizona in partnership with United Way of Prescott have established a donation account for the families of the 19 firefighters of the Yarnell Hill Fire tragedy.
"We extend our deepest condolences and support to our employees, customers and residents in the Yarnell Hill area who are being affected by this tragedy," said Keith Maio, president and CEO.
The funds collected by the bank will also be used to help the residents of Yarnell who lost their homes due to the fire.
They will also be working with the 100 Club of Arizona as well as the American Red Cross and individual gifts from the community to aid the immediate family of the fallen heroes.
National Bank of Arizona branch locations in Wickenburg and Prescott are open for business and are taking donations.
Donations can be made to United Way of Yavapai County, FBO Yarnell Hill Fire Fund #0440011985 at any National Bank of Arizona branch in the state.
For volunteer, fundraising and other ways to assist those affected by the Yarnell Hill Fire, go to yarnellfallenfirefighters.com.