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Frye Fire continues to burn southwest of Safford

Posted at 9:39 AM, Jul 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-06 12:39:01-04

The Frye Fire continues to burn 7 miles southwest of Safford.

The fire has grown to 47,668 acres at 66 percent containment.

There will be a community meeting at Thatcher Middle School (1340 4th Ave.) Thursday at 7 p.m.

Stage 2 fire restrictions are in effect until rescinded by the Coronado National Forest.

The Frye Fire currently has 528 total personnel assigned, with 25 engines, 9 water tenders, and 7 helicopters.

The lightning-caused fire began on June 7th.