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Prescott State Forestry Division

19 firefighters killed in Prescott-area blaze

19 firefighters killed in Prescott-area blaze

A home in the rustic old town of Yarnell goes up in flames. Fire officials said as many as half the town's 500 homes were lost in the lightning-caused wildfire. The fire started Friday and picked up momentum Sunday as the area experienced high temperatures, low humidity and windy conditions.

July 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Bodies of 19 firefighters killed in Prescott-area blaze are recovered

YARNELL, Ariz. — The bodies of 19 members of an elite firefighting crew killed after being overrun by an Arizona wildfire have been retrieved from the mountain where they died.

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