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USFS

Officials with the Kaibab National Forest say a lightning-caused wildfire a mile southeast of Tusayan will continue to grow in the coming days. More than 50 personnel are managing the 165-acre Rain Fire to benefit forest health. It started July 21 .

Navajo County

Arizona Department of Transportation officials say a brush fire has closed highways in Holbrook and Snowflake in northeast-central Arizona and forced some evacuations.

Courtesy

Coconino National Forest officials will temporarily close six large areas to the public because of heightened wildfire danger beginning Wed, May 23 at 8 a.m.

(Les Stukenberg/ Daily Courier)

Authorities say a wildfire that destroyed two homes and threatened hundreds of others in north-central Arizona is now 95% contained with full containment expected by Monday. 

 

Mark Henle/The Arizona Republic

Officials say hotter and drier weather may affect efforts to battle a large wildfire in north-central Arizona.

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