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Frye Fire balloons to 47,048 acres, community meeting to be held at Bonita Elementary School

Posted at 10:54 AM, Jul 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-05 14:24:37-04

The Frye Fire burning 7 miles southwest of Safford has grown to 47,048 acres at 51 percent containment.

A community meeting will be held at Bonita Elementary School on Wednesday, July 5, at 6 p.m.

Stage 2 fire restrictions are in effect until rescinded by the Coronado National Forest.

The Frye Fire currently has 597 total personnel assigned, with 32 engines, 12 water tenders, and 8 helicopters.

The lightning-caused fire began on June 7th.