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19 firefighters dead in Arizona’s Yarnell Hill Fire
AZcentral.com: Arizona State forestry officials have confirmed that 19 firefighters have died in the Yarnell Hill Fire, giving the state its biggest wildfire firefighter tragedy.
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19 firefighters dead in Arizona’s Yarnell Hill Fire

AZcentral.com: Arizona State forestry officials have confirmed that 19 firefighters have died in the Yarnell Hill Fire, giving the state its biggest wildfire firefighter tragedy.

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Photo credit: David Kadlubowski/The Republic

2 firefighters shot and killed in New York state

Update, 12:25 pm ET - The gunman who ambushed the volunteer firefighters is dead, authorities say. More from AP.

News 10 NBC: Four firefighters were shot — two of them were killed — after responding to a fire in Webster, New York, early Monday. The other two firefighters are at the hospital being treated for their injuries.

Emergency crews were initially called to the area around 6 a.m. to respond reports of a structure fire. As the firefighters arrived, there was gunfire. Authorities say there is no active search for a shooter right now. Neighbors have been evacuated.