Deadliest wildfires for firefighters

POSTED: 2:08 PM Jul 01 2013   UPDATED: 1:50 PM Oct 31 2014

Take a look at the most deadly wildland fires for firefighters.

Yarnell Hire fire 07-01-2013
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Arizona State Forestry Division via Getty Images

In this handout photo from the Arizona State Forestry Division, the Yarnell Hill fire burns beyond Highway I-17 June 29, 2013, near Yarnell, Arizona, about 80 miles northwest of Phoenix. Nineteen firefighters died fighting the fast-moving wildfire the next day. Take a look at the most deadly wildland fires for firefighters.

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