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US mourns Arizona firefighters

People in town of Prescott hold memorial for the 19 men killed as wildfires continue to rage.

Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 09:55
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The bodies of 19 firefighters who died while battling wildfires in the US state of Arizona have been brought down from the mountain where they passed.

Their deaths have triggered an outpouring of grief; the US president has also paid tribute to the men.

People in the town of Prescott have held a memorial service as officials expressed concern that the fires are still raging.

Al Jazeera's Andy Gallagher reports from Prescott, Arizona.

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