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Arizona Wildfire Deaths in Global Spotlight, Highlight Growing Worldwide Danger


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The Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew is shown in this undated handout photo provided by the City of Prescott in Prescott, Arizona July 1, 2013. The elite team of 19 firemen were killed on Sunday in one of deadliest U.S. firefighting disasters in decades as flames raced through dry brush and grass in central Arizona, destroying scores of homes and forcing the evacuation of two towns. REUTERS/City of Prescott/Handout via Reuters (UNITED STATES - Tags: DISASTER ENVIRONMENT TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. FOR EDITORIAL USE ONLY. NOT FOR SALE FOR MARKETING OR ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS. THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. IT IS DISTRIBUTED, EXACTLY AS RECEIVED BY REUTERS, AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS - RTX118NJ

The tragic death of 19 firefighters in Arizona is making headlines all over the globe.

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Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Michael Kodas, an environmental journalist who is writing a book about the growing danger from wildfires all around the world.


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