Brendan McDonough

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Sole Surviving Arizona Firefighter Finally Speaks

Brendan McDonough says he isn't quitting firefighting

(Newser) - Brendan McDonough, the only member of the Granite Mountain Hotshot Crew to survive a deadly wildfire in Arizona in June , has given his first interview since the tragedy to ABC News . Contrary to earlier reports, McDonough—known to his colleagues as "Donut"—says the team was aware that... More »

Meet the Sole Surviving Arizona Firefighter

He is 21-year-old Brendan McDonough. Now leave him alone

(Newser) - Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots firefighter crew perished in Arizona last week , but one lone member survived. After days of mounting media scrutiny, his identity has been revealed: He is 21-year-old Brendan McDonough, the Arizona Republic reports. But now that you know, says the Prescott Fire Department, please... More »

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