The Granite Mountain Interagency Hotshot Crew. The elite team of 19 firemen were killed yesterday in one of deadliest US firefighting disasters in decades as flames raced through dry brush and grass in central Arizona, destroying scores of homes and forcing the evacuation of two towns. Photograph: City of Prescott/Reuters

A fast-moving Arizona wildfire that killed 19 elite firefighters over the weekend has engulfed more than 8,370 acres and continues to rage unchecked, (...)