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.

Deady wildfires - 1953 Rattlesnake Fire memorial
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July 9, 1953: Fifteen firefighters were killed while fighting the Rattlesnake Fire in California's Mendocino National Forest.

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