- Thunderstorm eight miles upstream caused lethal flooding of canyon
- Fire chief: ‘They had no warning. They heard a roar and it was on top of them’
An Arizona sheriff’s office said on Sunday at least eight people had died in flash flooding and others were missing after a wall of water swept through a popular swimming hole inside Tonto National Forest.
Gila County sheriff J Adam Shepherd said crews were still searching the missing people. Earlier, Water Wheel fire and medical district fire chief Ron Sattelmaier fire chief said at least four people were dead and about a dozen more missing.