Arizona Wildfire Kills 19 Members of Elite Crew

Flames top a ridge as the Yarnell Hill Fire moves toward Peeples Valley, Ariz., on Sunday, June 30, 2013. Numerous firefighters were killed in the blaze.
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The fire has forced the closure of parts of state Route 89. Fire crews had no containment late Sunday.

The Red Cross has opened two shelters in the area — at Yavapai College in Prescott and at the Wickenburg High School gym.

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    Billeaud reported from Phoenix. Associated Press writer Brian Skoloff in Yarnell, Ariz., and Associated Press reporter Martin Di Caro in Washington, D.C., also contributed to this story.

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