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Investigators and firefighters go back to work in Arizona

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PRESCOTT, Ariz. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - Investigators from several agencies are expected to go to the scene of a wildfire that killed 19 elite firefighters.

A Southwest fire official says the crew and its commanders were following safety protocols, and it appears that the fire's erratic nature simply overwhelmed them.

The fire in the town of Yarnell is zero percent contained and has burned some 8,400 acres.

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