Stiff winds test gains of wildfire crews in Arizona

Reuters: Fire crews battling stubborn flames in eastern Arizona's mountainous pine forests braced on Thursday for a return of stiff winds that could reverse gains against the largest wildfire in state history. By daybreak, a force of more than 4,600 firefighters had managed to extend containment lines around nearly 30 percent of a blaze that has charred an area half the size of Rhode Island in and around the Sitgreaves-Apache National Forest. Fire information officer Kelly Wood said much of the effort......

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