Deadliest wildfires for firefighters

Published On: Jul 01 2013 01:08:31 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 31 2014 12:50:46 PM CDT

An air tanker pilot is dead after crashing while fighting a wildfire in Yosemite National Park. Take a look at the most deadly wildland fires for firefighters.

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Aug. 5, 2008: Nine firefighters were killed when a helicopter shuttling them from the front lines of the Buckhorn Fire near Weaverville, California, crashed.

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