Mother pays tribute to dead firefighter

Deborah Pfingston's son Andrew Ashcraft, 29, was one of 19 firefighters killed fighting wildfires in Arizona.

She paid a moving tribute to him, saying he 'lived and breathed' his work.

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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.