19 Firefighters Die Battling Arizona Wildfires
A devastating tragedy happened over the weekend in Arizona.
According to a report from CNN, 19 firefighters were killed while they were battling a 6,000 acre blaze. The men are part of an ‘elite hotshot’ group of firemen who confront wildfires on the front lines, up close, trying to set up barriers to prevent the spread of fires. However, this time, something went terribly wrong.
To put this in perspective, this is deadliest day for firefighters since the 9/11 attacks in New York City.
The Prescott Fire Chief said ‘We just lost 19 of the finest people you’ll ever meet’.
Please keep these and all first responders in your thoughts and prayers.