Page 4- These are my City of Prescott Public Records Requests- (descending order)

Author- Joy A. Collura


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This is the link you will keep coming back to as I will keep loading this section with the City of Prescott Public Records Requests ( PRRs ) and eventually break them into Part One, Two, etc. as they increase in volume size so the posts are kept reasonable in size. Page three was 152 pages when saving to PDF area so time for new page- page four here.

Good night ( 7/25/20 9:08 PM ) .... work on this tomorrow afternoon 7/26/20


Good Morning ( 7/26/20 9:41AM )

in this post four I am going to "pause" PRR 19-438 to peak into Darrell Willis 20-036 PRR.

PRR 20-036 opening the request "live" with you but I am sharing I feel unwell. Each day I feel like I got my butt whooped bad. I went to bed late and got up at 8:30 AM so almost six hours sleep. Here we go- let me go scan the City of Prescott letter and thumb drive.


Finally made it back, that vomiting is killing my chest area...ugh.

Okay on to this request...The next item in the PRR request is the letter first and its envelope contents:

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Before I begin- I am "skimming" the PRR to see for YHF stuff---any other areas can wait- or you can pull your own and see since I offered the PRR#. It is always funny though the ones who have caused me harm, having inappropriate mannerisms and defamation so far in this path are the ones in the index logs pulling what I pulled - no one else.

The next item in the PRR request is 20-036. see:

Below are the documents from file folder 0004_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Beams - Subject_BIO, cadre travel form - 01-07-2015 containing Biographical Sketch Darrell Willis.pdf and Pacific Northwest Training Center Cadre Registration.pdf

Biographical Sketch Darrell Willis.pdf:

Pacific Northwest Training Center Cadre Registration.pdf:

The initials online show: YWNSA - You Will Not Stand Alone:


I enclosed the first in the PRR because of the BIO section on Willis and it is important to keep that to the forefront as we open up more records.

The next item in the PRR request of 20-036 are the documents from file folder "0010_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Willis. Judy ICE - Subject_Thank you for allowing me to stand next to you that day! - 06-25-2014 ' are ATT00001.htm [EMPTY-show below] and The Story of the Hill.pdf (JP Vicente Family Support Services):

The Story of the Hill.pdf (JP Vicente Family Support Services):


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The next item in the PRR request of 20-036 are the documents from file folder "0031_Sender_Willis,Darrell - - Subject_Prescott_Yavapai County Risk Assessment - 02-09-2015" is "YCWPP 2014.pdf":

I converted the PDF to JPG to place the entire plan here except it is almost 90 pages and in mixed up order but there is stuff worthy to do it but not now- I am focused to YHF....BIOs / Credentials and such. There is plenty of good stuff in this PDF and does have YHF yet it is a huge PDF and maybe later I can add it. Just time consuming and tedious.

Plus, see the out of order - so for me to do this I would have to look at original plan until the end to make sure I upload it and enter it here in order and that takes too much time:


The next item in the PRR request of 20-036 are the documents from file folder 0164_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Harwood - Subject_End of season reports - 05-02-2014 which contains GMIHC 2007 End of Season Report.pdf and GMIHC 2008 End of Season Report.pdf:


Now I had a document that not only showed what I asked for in 2016 but again in recent PRRs so maybe now we can get somewhere but either way City of Prescott never fulfilled those PRRs correctly.


The next item in the PRR request is 0207_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_[redacted for the blog] - Subject_GMIHC Crew History Bullets 2013.doc - 03-16-2015 file folder with GMIHC Crew History Bullets 2013.pdf in it:


The next item in the PRR request is 0019_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Moser - Subject_Meeting with State Attorney General and Ops from Yarnell Hill - 07-11-2014.pdf:



InvestigativeMedia (John E Dougherty- there are many John Doughertys so specifically the one who has a B.S. JOURNALISM-Jan 1, 1974 - Dec 31, 1978 from ASU and originally from VA- that one. The one was once tied to Phoenix Gazette, Phoenix New Times, Southwest Sage and own InvestigativeMEDIA has my permission to use any content on my blog for any non-commercial or for his own commercial purpose use if it is legally allowed without having to pull his own because John pulled the right FOIAs and PRRs long before I ever knew what they were and he asked and tried to get the answers A.S.A.P. better than any other journalist and I am saying AZCENTRAL are near his level of digging but due to them never fixing Shaun McKinnon's article - photo of our hike with Shaun:

they lost any right to my story and materials and if I spent more in person time with Anne Ryman and got a feel for any story she was to do- she and Eddi Trevino have always laid on my 'maybe' list and Morgan Loew lost me when he lost our footage that he promised us on our hikes to give us a copy for our records.)

and the other person who can use our material to do a Educational Purpose documentary is Scott E. Briggs ( Into the Black Productions ) to ensure we can lessen the Wildland Firefighter Fatalities and to do our best to discover and share "complete lessons learned" - Dated 7-26-20 5:26 PM.

this man is the man (below) who truly is honoring the men for digging for the truth even in ways I do not comprehend but I know with all my heart it is not with ill intent ...may be hard topics but he is brazen to do it even in sandals in bear wallow brush country:

There is a man sometime this Summer 2020 / Fall 2020 who has a podcast that will interview us but we only permit as we discuss to anybody else; limited. I just want the world to know those two men above (John and Scott) have our permission at anytime to use our blog content. I seen them in my record digging that they both worked very hard in gaining truths on the Yarnell Hill Fire.


The next item in the PRR request is 0210_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Archer - Subject_Web page updates - 10-02-2014.pdf:


7-27-20 7:45 AM - been up since 6:50 AM and slowly again getting going. I will do this PC stuff until 2PM today then go do errands and around the house stuff. That's the plan. So be here "live" until then if you want to 'chat' and discuss any areas. The chat area is that annoying box on the bottom right. Click on it and say hello.


The next item in the PRR request is 0235_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Sarah Yager - Subject_Following up with a few more questions - 04-17-2014.pdf:

Ms. Yager sent the YHF Eyewitness hikers the same "Fact Check and Verify" email but the Atlantic ran with a narrative with not making the corrections we took the time to make. I wonder if the same happened to Willis if they put stuff out that he corrected but they did not correct it. I can state to this day though Brian Mockenhaupt is still talked about locally as the most enjoyable person who spent time in Yarnell and Congress. He is still the "most liked" of all the journalists. When I see people that I have helped they always say tell Brian Mockenhaupt we said hello. So he made a lasting impression.

I also want the world to know Congress Arizona Gas Station Manager Ronda Carnes was the very first person to tell me June 28th, 2013 about the YHF at appx 5:30 PM by phone call and she is also the very first person to mention a man named Brian Mockenhaupt was asking folks in Congress to give his business cards to Joy A Collura- the YHF eyewitness so if he ever did his own story on Yarnell without darn editors but from him- I would be open to him using content from our site but not his editors or who he works for just him on his own.

Patti the retired Yarnell librarian asked for a pic of the two hikers after our long hike with Brian and in the last second asked Brian to get in the photo...reason I was not even in the middle of the two...he last second entered photo...Brian and the 2 hikers from the YHF:

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The next item in the PRR request is 0233_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Glenn Brown - Subject_Lunch after WYFCA - 04-15-2014.pdf:

The reason I find this interesting is I know when I find the other records it was not Ben or Willis who saw "heat" from this moment but Glenn Brown did so much he had to relocate his livelihood. In the start Glenn was doing the difficult right thing but his path has not been treated fairly and just. Thank God Brown has a love for baseball to get lost in...America's National pastime has helped there.

I had to pause and do G5 massager but back- did not publish during pause because it was uploading above so I will now -

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The next item in the PRR request is 0231_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Reid Singer - Subject_Kyle Dickman book fact check - 02-10-2015.pdf.

How many other people after reading Kyle Dickman's book were like??? I went through their publishing legal team and they even said the hikers account is okay to leave even though we said it is wrong but they go by the official SAIT - SAIR and one of the first publications that sparked me to this path of showing the documents that costs me (some record requests do) yet freely sharing them to the world versus these "made for profit" books. Kyle's book is a prime example that we must fact check and verify the YHF.


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The next item in the PRR request is 0230_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Santos - Subject_are you available to meet Aug. 20 or 21_ - 08-12-2014.pdf:


The next item in the PRR request is 0226_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Tony Sciacca - Arizona Wildfire Academy - Subject_Request - 10-22-2014.pdf.


The next item in the PRR request is 0222_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Willis - Subject_Site Visit on Tuesday - 05-02-2014.pdf:


The next item in the PRR request is 0221_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_joy C - Subject_Merry Christmas - 12-24-2014.pdf

The interesting part about this one record is that Willis sent me this and a two weeks later did what he did in the court room- made zero sense and I for sure felt 'hood-winked' by his hearsay comments that were allowed in the court room.


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The next item in the PRR request is 0220_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Gordon - Subject_FMWG meeting - 09-02-2014.pdf:


The next item in the PRR request is 0219_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Vicente - Subject_International Recognition for families of 19 Hotshots - 05-20-2014.pdf

In case some of the GMHS family members were never made aware - this is for you:

Tuesday, May 20, 2014 7:24 AM - "The Secretary of the National Fire fighters Union (Australia) has encouraged my organisation to investigate the story of the 19 Granite Mountain Hotshots, and I understand there is no better contact point than you in relation to this.

I also understand that the one year anniversary of the Yarnell Hill tragedy is approaching, and, that there are 19 families who deserve to receive TheSRF Medal; an internationally significant award recognising sacrifice and support by service families (Military and Emergency Services) across all United Nations Member States.

As a registered Charity, The SRF would be willing to source funding to ensure the Medals arrived safely, but would need to first be advised of an appropriate way to engage with the local community and identify that there was interest in these Medals being awarded to local fire fighting families. For example, is there an existing ceremony that families attend, and, would colleagues of the 19 Hotshots be interested in presenting the Medals to family members. And this is why I email you now.

While it certainly appears to us that awarding of the Medals is warranted in relation to the tragedy at Yarnell Hill, we look to you for guidance as to how to proceed in appropriately awarding these 19 families with the international recognition they so deserve.

Hoping to hear from you at your earliest convenience to ensure we can further understand how to appropriately engage with the local community, and, if there is a ground level desire to see colleagues of the 19 Hotshots ensure that those families who made the ultimate sacrifice receive this international award. ... Kind Regards, Carley Scott The Services Recognition Feather (TheSRF) PO Box 837 Macleod, VIC 3085 AUSTRALIA"

0219_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Vicente - Subject_International Recognition for families of 19 Hotshots - 05-20-2014.pdf:


The next item in the PRR request is 0217_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Robert - Subject_LITIGATION_ - 09-22-2014.pdf.



I always find my visits with this lady "top notch" and I support this above link message.

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The next item in the PRR request is 0215_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Don Forsyth - Subject_Foresters & Fire Wardens Program 2015 - 02-09-2015.pdf.


The next item in the PRR request is 0212_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Fernanda Santos - Subject_question on GMIHC reimbursement for state and federal fires - 01-19-2015.pdf.


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The next item in the PRR request is 0208_Sender_Willis,Darrell - - Subject_Yarnell Hill Discovery - 05-07-2014.pdf.

I have to tell you this is amazing from our own Willis--- I want it written out in the biggest boldest way:

From: Willis,Darrell

To: CC: Willis Darrell

Date: 5/7/2014 12:55:20 PM

Subject: Yarnell Hill Discovery

Dear Marshall, I would like to inform you of some evidence we have come across that may have an impact on the AZDOSH report and citations relating to Yarnell Hill. We have come across some evidence that we believe is residue and slag from flares in the area of Yarnell along some roads in the area. This evidence, if verified by laboratory tests, would indicate that someone (crew, engine, individual(s) or independent resources may have added to the fire front and increased the intensity of the fire that ultimately over ran the Granite Mountain Hotshot crew, by conducting a backfire. I have found no evidence of this discussion in either the AZDOSH report or the Serious Accident Investigation Report. If this proves to be true, there is a whole new story about what happened on June 30th. I would be glad to discuss this with you at your convenience and provide you with the evidence and documentation for your review. I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely, DW Darrell Willis,

Division Chief

Prescott Fire Department 333 White Spar Road Prescott, AZ 86303 (928)777-1701 Office (928)776-1890 Fax Notice: My new e-mail address is

Monday, July 27, 2020 2:13 PM I emailed Krotenberg with a CC to Willis-

"...I had more faith in you as an Investigator outside the ADOSH product. Greatly Disappointed. I hope others from ADOSH were not aware of this and it just stayed with you so I can be disappointed to you alone. Sad, Joy A Collura"

Also some informative comments on IM in reply to the above: where Pfingston stated:

Deborah Pfingston: And… uhm… we get out there and that lab called me and they said “Listen, Mrs. Pfingston… we know who you are. We Googled. We know what this is… and we want you to know you are dealing with one of the most corrupt departments in government.”… and I remember the… getting that phone call and saying to my family “They just said this is one of the most corrupt departments in the government”. You’ve got be kidding me. What… this isn’t the CIA… this isn’t the FBI. This is the Forest Service. These are the great Forest Rangers… ya know… I mean… what are… what are talking about?… and this guy said “They are ALWAYS covering their butts.”


Also here is an actual email from a January PRR release which is relatable to the topic here.


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I think how disappointed I am in Krotenberg that even if the ADOSH product was done, he did not take it any further 'publicly' since 2014 and this is not even the 'smoking gun' ... we still have the Steinbrinks stuff to go through after Willis' stuff and Deborah's and so on.

You all - the last 18 minutes on the YHF folks - please "Speak Up" now before people learn anything "this" way.

Continuing to the Public at Large Public Records...

How is this looking for Brad Mayhew? Mike Dudley? even Vicki Christiansen and Shawna Legarza...Now that you all know this...will the Arizona State Forestry do something about this?

Or another area to avoid and call it 'conspiracy theories'??? Willis was on that Yarnell Hill Fire with all of us so for him to write that and nothing came of it publicly???? Weird.

The moment the Deployment Zone (the bowel- box canyon) was spoken Psalms 23 after the men passed on, I have been receiving clear messages that in God's time it will all circle around and that comment Corey Moser told Media will not hold weight.

Willis was right July 2013- God has the plans...

The next item in the PRR request is 0118_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Marshall Krotenberg - Subject_Preliminary Lab Results on Evidence Found in Yarnell - 06-03-2014.pdf. I will also place this on post 5.

I could be with my family and friends right now if you all just "speak up"


ANY BigHorn Fire property owners and or the Bush Fire property owners- please reach me if any of you get flooded out by those fires so I can educate what FOIAs and PRRs and who to reach if you want to learn the 'behind the scenes' to those fires this Season 2020 and to help you know from 'point of origin' to the progression to the burn scars to the actual areas that was already considered a flood plain before the fires- let us have a real sit down educative talk.


For the kids in America

not all the adults are failing you ... there are some good truth tellers that have your back, kids


The above three images are from a Smoke Signals (BIA Feb 2014 Vol 27) article retrieved from the Wayback Machine from the "Always Remember" website on the Yarnell Hill Fire.


The next item in the PRR request is 0206_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Everett Warnock - Subject_Support_ - 06-04-2014.pdf.


The next item in the PRR request is 0205_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Harbour - Subject_Out of Office_ Yarnell agenda - 02-13-2015.pdf.

Why is Washington DC Tom Harbour years after the YHfire keeping tabs or in any sort of communications???

- where is the FOIA we have been waiting for way over a year + to see if the Feds helped financially in all of this ...

Why at the conference pretend as we met before ... I think I may have been the topic over the years in others talk with you but we never met before that conference, for the record.


The next item in the PRR request is 0204_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_chris adsit - Subject_Need a Quickie Bio from you for the manual - 11-21-2014.pdf.


I am appx 33 minutes from getting offline for a couple hours to eat breakfast finally and watch one of Kayiden's fav. movies - lunch and dinner blended in - making a popeye scrambler...( paused - published - 7/27/20 5:12 PM )


The next item in the PRR request is 0203_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_Fernanda Santos - Subject_quick question re John Percin - 01-26-2015.pdf.

Okay, break back here in a couple of hours.


Interesting Willis. I had plans to be on the Weavers on 1/21/15 and you knew that because Pfingston told you about those plans and you talked about it in the courtroom and yet you had plans to be there same day with Bill too. Is that coincidence? Region 3 Fire Director? Was it you back channel to make sure I would not be on those Weavers? ... I have to ponder that.

The next item in the PRR request is 0192_Sender_Willis,Darrell - FirstRecipient_VanBruggen - Subject_January 21 Site Visit - 01-08-2015.pdf.