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.
June 30, 2013: Nineteen firefighters were killed batting the Yarnell Fire near Prescott, Ariz.
Aug. 4, 2003: Eight firefighters returning home from fighting the South Fork fire in Idaho were killed when their van collided head-on with a semitrailer in Roseburg, Ore.
Aug. 5, 2008: Nine firefighters were killed when a helicopter shuttling them from the front lines of the Buckhorn Fire near Weaverville, Clif., crashed.
Nov. 24, 1956: Eleven firefighters were killed while fighting the Inaja Fire in California's Cleveland National Forest.
Oct. 1, 1943: Eleven firefighters were killed while fighting the Hauser Canyon Fire in California's Cleveland National Forest.
Nov. 1, 1966: Twelve firefighters were killed while fighting the Loop Fire in California's Angeles National Forest.
Aug. 5, 1949: Thirteen firefighters were killed while fighting the Mann Gulch Fire in Helena, Mont.
July 6, 1994: Fourteen firefighters were killed while fighting the South Canyon Fire in Glenwood Springs, Colo.
Aug. 21, 1937: Fifteen firefighters were killed while fighting the Blackwater Fire in Wyoming's Shoshone National Forest.
July 9, 1953: Fifteen firefighters were killed while fighting the Rattlesnake Fire in California's Mendocino National Forest.
Oct. 3, 1933: Twenty-nine firefighters were killed while fighting the Griffith Park Fire in Los Angeles, Calif.
Aug. 20, 1910: Eighty-six firefighters were killed while fighting the Devil's Broom Fire in Silverton, Idaho.
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