Fire officials: Arizona wildfire 45% contained

Fire officials have said that the wildfire in the US state of Arizona is now 45 percent contained.

Authorities said 114 buildings had been damaged or destroyed by the flames and that they feared more bodies could be discovered during mop-up operations.


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.