Wildfire Near Prescott Kills 19 Firefighters!

"YARNELL, Ariz. (AP) — Gusty, hot winds blew an Arizona blaze out of control Sunday in a forest northwest of Phoenix, overtaking and killing 19 members of an elite fire crew in the deadliest wildfire involving firefighters in the U.S. for at least 30 years.

"The fire started after a lightning strike on Friday and spread to at least 2,000 acres on Sunday amid triple-digit temperatures, low humidity and windy conditions.
 

"Prescott Fire Chief Dan Fraijo said that the 19 dead firefighters were a part of the city’s fire department."

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