Arizona Wildfire 45 Percent Contained


arizona-fireThe Arizona wildfire that killed 19 firefighters is slowing and is now 45 percent contained, according to city officials. All but one of the firefighting squad, the Granite Mountain Hotshots, were killed when the wind shifted Sunday, trapping the elite crew.

An investigation is underway to determine what went wrong and prevent similar tragedies. The blaze, caused by lightning, has consumed 8,400 acres and destroyed at least 129 homes. Read more here.

{Andy Newscenter}


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