A sudden wind storm turned an Arizona forest fire into an out-of-control inferno that trapped and killed 19 people, including members of an elite crew of firefighters trained to battle the nation's ... more 
A sudden wind storm turned an Arizona forest fire into an out-of-control inferno that trapped and killed 19 people, including members of an elite crew of firefighters trained to battle the nation's fiercest wildfires. It was the deadliest single day for U.S. firefighters since Sept. 11. President Barack Obama says the deaths of 19 firefighters who died battling an Arizona wildfire are a heartbreaking reminder that emergency personnel put their lives on the line every day while rushing toward danger. A wildfire that killed 19 members of an elite fire crew trying to help protect homes in a small central Arizona town has quadrupled in size, to 13 square miles. less 
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Mon, Jul 1, 2013 3:10 PM EDT