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Frye Fire size increases, structures no longer threatened

Frye Fire size increases, structures no longer threatened
Posted at 9:42 AM, Jun 24, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-25 13:53:42-04

The Frye Fire near Safford continues to grow.

The fire has burned 35,569 acres and is currently 29 percent contained according to the Coronado National Forest.

There are 814 people assigned with 29 engines, 23 crews, and 10 helicopters.

Today, Columbine, Old Columbine, Bible Camp, and Mt. Graham International Observatory are no longer threatened.

The lightning-caused fire began June 7.

Temporary flight restrictions remain in effect until further notice.

Stage 1 fire restrictions are in effect. For more information on the Frye Fire visit Inciweb