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July 2nd, 2013
06:08 AM ET

Community mourns loss of 19 elite firefighters in Arizona – Stephanie Elam reports

CNN is following the latest in the deadly wildfire in Arizona that’s already burned nearly 9,000 acres and is still raging out of control.

The Yarnell Hill fire is the deadliest in the state's history. Today a community mourns the lives of 19 members of the elite "Hotshot" firefighting crew who died battling the blaze. Arizona's governor has ordered flags be flown at half-staff in their honor.

Stephanie Elam is live in Prescott, Arizona following developments.

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