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Wildfire Keeps Several Rural Arizona Communities Evacuated

The Telegraph Fire has burned nearly 140,000 acres     SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Several rural communities in south-central Arizona remain in evacuation mode because of a wildfire, one of several that have been burning around the state for over ...

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New Evacuation Orders in Arizona’s Telegraph Fire

Officials hope to reach full containment by June 20     SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — A flare-up with an ongoing wildfire in south-central Arizona is leading to the evacuation of two rural communities. The Gila County Sheriff’s Office on Monday ...

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Crews Make Steady Gains on Wildfire in Rural Arizona

The Telegraph Fire destroyed 20 structures     SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Smoke will be visible for days or possibly weeks in south-central Arizona where crews continue to strengthen the perimeter around a wildfire. Nearly 1,000 firefighters focused Sunday on ...

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Fire Crews Get a Small Hold on Arizona Wildfire

Telegraph Fire is 20% contained     GLOBE, Ariz. (AP) — Firefighters in south-central Arizona have gained a toehold against a massive wildfire that has burned at least five structures and forced thousands of people to evacuate rural towns and ...

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Rural Arizona Residents Wait as Telegraph Fire Grows

Wildfire has burned 112 square miles     By TERRY TANG Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) — Firefighters in Arizona were fighting Tuesday to gain a foothold into a massive wildfire, one of two that has forced thousands of evacuations in ...

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Arizona’s Telegraph Fire Causes New Evacuation Orders

Immediate evacuation order for part of Miami     SUPERIOR, Ariz. (AP) — Residents near a town in south-central Arizona are the latest to evacuate as one of two wildfires, fueled by gusty winds and dry weather, grew overnight, authorities ...

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Arizona Wildfire Forces More Evacuations, Highway Closures

Telegraph Fire has burned over 56,000 acres     PHOENIX (AP) — Authorities ordered additional evacuations and closed several stretches of highways in south-central Arizona on Sunday where hundreds of firefighters battled two wildfires that were growing in gusty winds ...

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