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Arizona wildfire continues to grow: hundreds evacuated

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 00:35

June 19 - Fire fighting teams tackle a blaze in northern Arizona on Wednesday, which has forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes from a hot, dry valley. Mana Rabiee reports.

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Fire fighting teams tackled a blaze on Wednesday in northern Arizona, a couple of hours' drive north of Phoenix. The wildfire, which started Tuesday, has grown to about 5,000 acres and has forced the evacuation of hundreds of homes outside Prescott. Authorities say the blaze was likely caused by someone, and is under investigation. The forecast for the next few days calls for hot and windy conditions. That's prompted concern the fire could encroach on residential homes in this valley.

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Arizona wildfire continues to grow: hundreds evacuated

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 00:35