Kaibab National Forest

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The U.S. Supreme Court has denied review of a case centered on mining around the Grand Canyon.

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Crews are expecting cooler weather to help efforts to put out two wildfires in rural northern Arizona.

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Crews with the Coconino National Forest continue to manage several lightning-caused wildfires in the region with the onset of monsoon season. The Seep Fire is burning woody debris near Kendrick Park north of Flagstaff and has grown to 2,300 acres. Twenty-five personnel are keeping the blaze within containment lines.

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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 .

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Decreased fire danger resulting from recent rain and increased humidity is allowing three national forests in Arizona to lift all or some of their fire restrictions and area closures.

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