Deadliest wildfires for firefighters

Posted: 2:08 PM EDT Jul 01, 2013   Updated: 1:50 PM EDT Oct 31, 2014

An air tanker pilot is dead after crashing while fighting a wildfire in Yosemite National Park. Take a look at the most deadly wildland fires for firefighters.

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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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