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Arizona Wildfires Scorch More Than 130,000 Acres

High temperatures and strong wind gusts are fueling two large fires located in a mountainous area east of Phoenix.

Arizona Wildfires Scorch More Than 130,000 Acres
National Wildfire Coordinating Group
SMS

Firefighters in Arizona are battling high temperatures in their effort to control two large wildfires burning in a mountainous area east of Phoenix.

Over 130,000 acres have been scorched.

Some residents in the impacted areas have been allowed to return home. There are also high-risk red flag warning in Northwest Arizona and parts of several other drought stricken Western states.