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Fire chief 'devastated' by deaths of 19 Arizona firefighters
Fire chief 'devastated' by deaths of 19 Arizona firefighters

THIRTY MILES OUTSIDE PRESCOTT, Ariz. -- Dan Fraijo doesn't know precisely when his men left Prescott, nor what happened to them. But he knows they're not coming back. Nineteen firefighters with the Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew -- an elite wildland firefighting unit sponsored by the Prescott Fire Department and its chief, Fraijo -- died near Yarnell, Ariz., on Sunday in the worst wildland firefighting loss in the U.S. since 1933. "Emotionally? We’re devastated," Fraijo said at a news conference late Sunday. "We just lost 19 of some of the finest people you’re ever going to meet. Right now we’re in crisis. ... Truly, we’re going...

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