Arizona Wildfire Slowly Being Contained
Published July 5th, 2013
Firefighters are gaining the upper hand in the fight against a deadly Arizona wildfire.
More than 600 firefighters are battling the Yarnell Hill Fire, which killed 19 firefighters on Sunday.
Officials say it is now 80 percent contained and some residents are being allowed to return home.
Firefighters have been working 13 or 14 hour shifts to put out the fire.
It has destroyed more than 100 homes and consumed about 13 square miles.
Residents say although it's good to be heading back home, the devastation of the fire may be too much to bear for some.
19 firefighters died when the fire trapped them, making it the deadliest wild land fire in 80 years.
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