A plaque engraved with names of the 19 fallen firefighters is mounted on a fence outside of Granite Mountain Hotshots Fire Station 7 in Prescott, Arizona July 2, 2013.  The Yarnell Hill fire -- which killed all but one member of a 20-strong 'hotshot' team -- was the biggest loss of firefighters' lives since the September 11 attacks, and the most from a US wildfire in 80 years. AFP PHOTO / KRISTA KENNELL        (Photo credit should read Krista Kennell/AFP/Getty Images)

Donations for the 19 Fallen Prescott Firefighters

The tragedy that happened over the weekend in Yarnell, Arizona hits close to home to our members of Phoenix BJJ & MMA Academy.

The Yarnell Hill fire that claimed the lives of 19 Prescott firefighters Sunday, continues to rage and is zero percent contained. About 500 firefighters are fighting the 8,400-acre fire with hundreds of homes threatened.

Below are ways you can help the victims of this tragedy:

The 100 Club of Arizona has started a memorial fund for the families of the firefighters killed. 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.

The United Phoenix Fire Fighters Association, together with Prescott Firefighters Charities, has established a 501(c)(3) relief fund at any Chase bank. Ask for the United Phoenix Fire Fighters Association Account set up to benefit firefighters’ families. Visit www.yarnellfallenfirefighters.com for more information. People may donate to this account using PayPal or mail their donations to UPFFA, 61 E. Columbus, Phoenix, AZ, 85012. All of the tax-deductible contributions will go to the firefighters’ families. The site states donations may also be made through the 100 Club (www.100club.org or 602-485-0100) or the Wildland Firefighter Foundation.