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Frye Fire nearing full containment

Posted at 10:05 AM, Jul 15, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-16 19:29:18-04

The Frye Fire burning near Safford on the south side of  Mt. Graham is 93 percent contained.

According to Inciweb, the flames have burned 48,443 acres.

The Coronado National Forest says that the lower portion of State Highway 366 has reopened to Ladybug Saddle.

Stage 2 fire restrictions are in effect until rescinded.

There is currently a total of 82 personnel assigned to the Frye Fire.

The lightning caused fire began on June 7.