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Frye Fire still spreading near Safford

Posted at 11:59 AM, Jun 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-27 14:59:23-04

The Frye Fire near Safford continues to grow and so does containment. 

The fire has burned 38,395 acres and is currently 43 percent contained according to the Coronado National Forest.

There are 813 people assigned with 39 engines and 10 helicopters, as well as seven dozers and 10 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.