How you can help victims of the Yarnell Hill fire

Kevin Woyjeck, Andrew Ashcraft and Chris MacKenzie were three of the 19 firefighters in the Granite Mountain Hotshots to have been killed battling a blaze in a forest north of Phoenix Sunday. AP Photo/CBS News/Facebook

A wildfire in the small town of Yarnell, Arizona, took the lives of 19 firefighters on Sunday and has destroyed at least 50 homes. The day marked the nation's deadliest for fire crews since Sept. 11, 2001.

CBS affiliate KPHO has compiled a list of organizations that are helping the victims and their families impacted by the tragedy:

In addition, the Arizona Diamondbacks are encouraging fans to donate to the charities above and others. Beginning Tuesday, fans will be able to donate at dbacks.com with each donation being matched by the Arizona Diamondbacks Foundation up to $100,000. The team will also hold a raffle and online auction to benefit the families of the tragedy.

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