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Firefighters battle a blaze in Buckeye south of Interstate 10. (Photo by Erin O'Connor)

Firefighters battle a blaze in Buckeye south of Interstate 10. (Photo by Erin O’Connor)

Firefighters respond to a first alarm fire southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Firefighters respond to a first alarm fire southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Firefighters brave 116 degree temperatures as they respond to a first alarm fire southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Firefighters brave 116 degree temperatures as they respond to a first alarm fire southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Sean Mors of Engine 39 prepares to battle the flames of a first alarm mulch fire burning southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Sean Mors of Engine 39 prepares to battle the flames of a first alarm mulch fire burning southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Firefighters spray water onto a mountain of mulch over the burned out remains of a tractor as they battle the flames of a first alarm fire burning southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Firefighters spray water onto a mountain of mulch over the burned out remains of a tractor as they battle the flames of a first alarm fire burning southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Firefighter Nelson Ruiz from Engine 39 takes a break after fighting the flames of a first alarm mulch fire burning southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Firefighter Nelson Ruiz from Engine 39 takes a break after fighting the flames of a first alarm mulch fire burning southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Tim Hill of Engine 36 put his helmet on as he returns to battling the flames of a first alarm mulch fire burning southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Tim Hill of Engine 36 put his helmet on as he returns to battling the flames of a first alarm mulch fire burning southwest of downtown Phoenix on Friday, June 28.

Freshan pitcher Ryan Kellogg delivers a pitchin the fourth inning against UCLA on March 29. (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

Freshan pitcher Ryan Kellogg delivers a pitchin the fourth inning against UCLA on March 29. (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

Assistant Head Coach Ken Knutson checks on his freshman pitcher, Ryan Kellogg Friday night against UCLA.  (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

Assistant Head Coach Ken Knutson checks on his freshman pitcher, Ryan Kellogg Friday night against UCLA. (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

Engineer Eric Holt prepares to leave the station in response to a call about a man laying in the street on April 15, 2013. (Erin P. O'Connor)

Engineer Eric Holt prepares to leave the station in response to a call about a man laying in the street on April 15, 2013. (Erin P. O’Connor)

After lunch, propational firefighter DJ Lee keeps busy and continues to clean the kitchen on APril 15, 2013. As a probational firefighter, he is constantly being supervised, he wants to leave a good impression. (Erin P. O'Connor)

After lunch, propational firefighter DJ Lee keeps busy and continues to clean the kitchen on APril 15, 2013. As a probational firefighter, he is constantly being supervised, he wants to leave a good impression. (Erin P. O’Connor)

Firefighter John Riggle walks from Ladder 9 to the fire house on April 15, 2013. (Erin P. O'Connor)

Firefighter John Riggle walks from Ladder 9 to the fire house on April 15, 2013. (Erin P. O’Connor)

Crew members pass out water at the 9th Annual Pat's Run, (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

Crew members pass out water at the 9th Annual Pat’s Run, (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

9th Annual Pat's Run (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

9th Annual Pat’s Run (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

Crew members monitor the finish line at the 9th Annual Pat's Run. (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

Crew members monitor the finish line at the 9th Annual Pat’s Run. (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

A Tempe fire fighter participates in the 9th Annual Pat's Run (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

A Tempe fire fighter participates in the 9th Annual Pat’s Run (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

Protesters stand in front of the University of Phoenix stadium. (Erin P. O'Connor)

Protesters stand in front of the University of Phoenix stadium. (Erin P. O’Connor)

A soccer fan stands in front on University of Phoenix Stadium. (Erin P. O'Connor)

A soccer fan stands in front on University of Phoenix Stadium. (Erin P. O’Connor)

A protester stands outside of the University of Phoenix Stadium (Erin P. O'Connor)

A protester stands outside of the University of Phoenix Stadium (Erin P. O’Connor)

Malikai Wilson, 10 of Phoenix, looks on as volunteers of Tiger Mountain Foundation, in South Phoenix, host an apple tree grafting workshop.  (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

Malikai Wilson, 10 of Phoenix, looks on as volunteers of Tiger Mountain Foundation, in South Phoenix, host an apple tree grafting workshop. (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

Lee Groves, 63, from Phoenix, volunteer at the Tiger Mountain FOundation, overlooks Tiger Mountain's newest five acre plot of land in south Phoenix. (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

Lee Groves, 63, from Phoenix, volunteer at the Tiger Mountain FOundation, overlooks Tiger Mountain’s newest five acre plot of land in south Phoenix. (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

Malikai Wilson, 10 of Phoenix, and a Tiger Mountain oundation volunteer remove the roots of weeds from sorgum harvesting beds. (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

Malikai Wilson, 10 of Phoenix, and a Tiger Mountain oundation volunteer remove the roots of weeds from sorgum harvesting beds. (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

John Peters, 20, Phoenix AZ, drives a Zamboni ice scraper at the Ice Den in Scottsdale Arizona. After each ice session, John opens the gates to the ice rink and drives the Zamboni onto the ice.  (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

John Peters, 20, Phoenix AZ, drives a Zamboni ice scraper at the Ice Den in Scottsdale Arizona. After each ice session, John opens the gates to the ice rink and drives the Zamboni onto the ice. (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

John Peters, 20, Phoenix AZ, drives a Zamboni ice scraper at the Ice Den in Scottsdale Arizona. (Erin Patrick O'Connor)

John Peters, 20, Phoenix AZ, drives a Zamboni ice scraper at the Ice Den in Scottsdale Arizona. (Erin Patrick O’Connor)

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