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Arizona Wildfire Devastates Elite Unit, In Deadliest Firefighter Tragedy Since 9/11

  • U.S.
  • 07.10.13 09:32 AM EDT
19 lost their lives Sunday in the worst tragedy for firefighters since Sept. 11. According to reports, the fighters tried shield themselves in heat-resistant tents, but the fire was too intense. The Yarnell Hill fire, about 80 miles from Phoenix, Arizona, is currently raging over 2,000 acres.