The White House says Vice President Joe Biden will travel to a memorial in Arizona for the 19 firefighters killed in a wildfire.
President Barack Obama called Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer on Monday to receive an update on the state’s wildfires and express his condolences to the families of the 19 firefighters who died in the blaze and to all whose lives have been impacted by the fires.
Fire crews in Arizona are trying to control a blaze that killed 19 elite firefighters and destroyed 200 homes.
America smashed the record for billion-dollar weather disasters this year with a deadly dozen — and counting.