ARIZONA WILDFIRE TRAGEDY: SHOCKING AERIAL IMAGES OF THE DEADLY BLAZE THAT LEFT 19 FIREFIGHTERS DEAD AND 200 HOMES BURNED

Engulfed: 19 firefighters died as the wildfire spread near the Arizona town of Yarnell Forest: Large swathes of forest were scorched when the blaze tore through the area

Shocking aerial images show utter devastation left when deadly blaze tore through Arizona town burning homes to the ground and scorching the earth

  • 19 firefighters confirmed dead near Arizona town of Yarnell
  • Victims include an expectant father who was a Marine Corps veteran and two men who took after their fire captain fathers to become firefighters
  • Fire broke out after lightning strike on Friday and burned 8,400 acres
  • 200 homes burned and around 1,000 people have evacuated the area
  • President Obama declared the firefighters ‘heroes’
  • More firefighters on their way to help as the fire continues to burn Continue reading