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Frye Fire area closure expands

Posted at 10:11 AM, Jun 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-19 20:22:02-04

The Frye Fire area closure has expanded to all campgrounds, roadways and trail systems within the Forest Boundary in the Pinaleno mountain range.

The lightning-caused fire began June 7.

The fire has burned 9,100 acres and is currently 16 percent contained according to the Coronado National Forest.

There are currently 415 persons assigned with 15 engines and 6 helicopters.

A public meeting will be held Monday, June 19, 2017, 7 p.m. at the Graham County General Services Office.

Temporary flight restrictions remain in effect until further notice.

Stay with KGUN9 and for updates on the Frye Fire.