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Frye Fire continues to expand

Posted: 8:23 AM, Jun 22, 2017
Updated: 2017-06-22 11:24:06-04
Frye Fire continues to expand
Frye Fire continues to expand
Frye Fire continues to expand
Frye Fire continues to expand

The Frye Fire continues to spread near Safford.

The fire has burned 21,335 acres and is currently 10 percent contained according to the Coronado National Forest.

There are 831 people assigned with 36 engines and seven helicopters, as well as two dozers and nine water tenders.

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

The lightning-caused fire began June 7.

Temporary flight restrictions remain in effect until further notice.