Planes and helicopters drop water on Arizona wildfire

Planes, helicopters and firefighters are tackling the wildfire sweeping through Arizona that has killed 19 people and destroyed around 1,000 houses.

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US wildfire '45% contained'

US fire officials have said that a deadly wildfire which claimed the lives of 19 firefighters is now 45 percent under control. The blaze in the state of Arizona has engulfed thousands of acres including large parts of the town of Yarnell.