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You may have noticed some pockets of smoke in the air around northern Arizona.

Fire managers on the South Zone of the Kaibab National Forest say they will continue operations on multiple prescribed fire projects on both the Williams and Tusayan Ranger Districts over the next several days. The burns could extend into next week as conditions remain favorable for beneficial prescribed fire treatments.

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The Arizona Department of Transportation says a vehicle fire has closed Interstate 17 southbound this morning just north of State Route 69.

ADOT officials say traffic is exiting on the Arcosanti Road on-ramp and re-entering at the Arcosanti Road on-ramp. A semi-truck hauling eggs caught fire there around three o’clock this morning and crews are working to clear the southbound lanes of I-17.

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A Las Vegas man is in custody after jumping from a stolen car prior to it falling off a cliff south of Prescott.

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The Maroon Fire, burning east of Flagstaff, continued to grow slowly over the holiday weekend despite recent rainy weather. 

National Archives and Records Administration

Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez says some historical documents have been donated to the tribe, including the original Navajo Treaty of 1868. 

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