An Arizona town and surrounding forest burned to the ground on June 30. Sadly, 19 courageous firefighters lost their lives battling the wildfire.
Arizona Wildfire — Pics Of Town Burned To The Ground
New devastating photos show 200 homes and 8,400 acres burned to the ground and charred in and around Yarnell, Arizona.
More than 1,000 people have evacuated the area, but no one has been more affected than the families of the 19 young firefighters who lost their lives in this horrific fire, which broke out after a lightning strike.
The brave men, whose average age was just 27, were killed by the flames in seconds. Their bodies were retrieved from the mountain where they died on July 1 — many had young families.
“It had to be a perfect storm in order for this to happen,